PDF417 Barcode Font

In PDF417 font, PDF stands for Portable Data File and 417 signifies that every symbol character uses 4 bars and 4 spaces in a 17 module length. Key components of PDF417 barcode symbol includes - start pattern, stop pattern, module, codeword, row indicator, row and column.

Sample of PDF417 Barcode Font
PDF417 Font Application area
Printing PDF417 Font Labels
Sample of PDF417 Barcode Application area Printing PDF417 Labels

PDF417 Barcode 2D Font

Sample of PDF417 Barcode Font

PDF417 Barcode Font Sample

PDF417 2D Barcode Font label design by DRPU Software.

Designing Procedure:

Barcode designing procedure of PDF417 2D barcode font with Barcode Designing View method (for demonstration) is shown below. You can also select Barcode Settings method for designing barcodes.

Barcode Technologies and Font Type Selection :

To insert barcode on card, click on barcode icon from drawing tools. Double click on inserted barcode to work on its property.

Design PDF417 Font

From barcode property window, choose Barcode technology with font type and go to value tab, to enter barcode value along with header and footer values. You also have another options in PDF417 font like PDF mode, Columns, Rows, EC levels etc.

Size Settings :

Set size for PDF417 Barcode Font

To set X Dimension and various margins, go to Size tab as shown above.

Specify Card Shape and Dimension :

Card size specification

Set your desired card shape, name, size and border etc. as per requirement using Card Properties.

Click on barcode icon, to print your designed PDF417 barcode font. Then choose one of the printing modes.

Printing using Manual Mode :

PDF417 Font Manual Printing Process

In Manual mode, You can manually set page properties (like paper, orientation, width, height etc.) using Edit button and margins. Select printer and go to print button to proceed.

Barcode label printing :

PDF417 Barcode Labels


Printing via Thermal Printer is displayed in above screenshot.

Barcode Label Scanning Process :

Ready to use PDF417 Barcode

Your designed PDF417 Barcode Label is now ready to use. It can be scanned using any 2D barcode scanner.

You may also choose another option for printing. Printing using Pre Define Label Stock Mode :

PDF417 Font Sample Printing Process

In Pre Define Label Stock mode, you can select pre define label product with product number. Choose printer according to your choice and press “Print” button.

Barcode printing process :

PDF417 Barcode Labels

After clicking Print Button, you will get your sheet printed. Above screen displays printed sheet using HP Laser printer.

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