Bar Codes and Report Writer

Modified on Tue, Sep 5, 2023 at 11:13 AM

Bar Code Fonts in Genesis

The ReportWriter can produce Bar Coded fields.  To do so, you must upload a bar code font into Genesis, and when creating a ReportWriter, you must specifically set the field to generate a bar code.

A free bar code true type font file is included below, along with the free license you need to use this font and a description of it.  Download this free font and upload into Genesis.  This will enable you to generate bar coded fields in reports.

Download Bar Code Font and sample ReportWriter Report for ID Cards

Instructions for adding Fonts to Genesis can be found here.

Bar Coding Fields in the ReportWriter

To print a column in the ReportWriter as a Bar Code you must do two things:

  1. Select a Bar Code font for the column.
  2. Check the unlabeled checkbox to the right of the "style" drop down for the column: The unlabeled checkbox is specifically for bar code fields: it places the "start barcode" and "end barcode" characters around the field.
  3. -To print the column on a ReportWriter form as a bar code, on the "Fields" screen you must select the Bar Code font for the field:

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