EAN8 Barcode (European Article Numbering)This is the 8-digit version of the European Article Numbering barcode. The barcode is split into two halves, with four digits encoded in each half. The makeup of the barcode consists of 2-digit Country Code, 5-digit Product Code and 1-Check Digit.
Generating this barcode using the Barcode GeneratorThe easiest way to create this barcode is to use the Barcode Generator included in the installation package. Simply goto the Start Menu and launch Aeromium Barcode Fonts > Barcode Generator. This software automates and simplifies the creation of the barcodes for you. After the barcode is created, you can simply copy and paste the barcode into your documents.
Generating this barcode using the Barcode Generator
Generating this barcode in Excel
EAN13 Barcode FontsThe following is the list of fonts with varying heights supported by Aeromium.
FontCodeEANH3.ttf (Default Font)
The following is the list of fonts that support the Extended version of the EAN8 barcode.
FontCodeEANEH3.ttf (Default Font)
Using this Barcode ManuallyThe EAN8 barcode uses a Parity table to generate the barcode and the computation of the barcode font characters involves certain amount of complexity. It is thus recommended to use the Barcode Generator or Excel Add In to generate the barcodes instead of creating them manually.
Sample BarcodesTo encode the data "6123456" for the EAN8 barcode, simply key in "6123456" in the Barcode Generator. The output is as follows :
Selecting the Extended Style results in the following barcode :
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