UPCE Barcode (Universal Product Code version E)

Universal Product Code version E is a variation of the Universal Product Code version A that allows manufacturers to encode the 12 digits product code in 6 digits. UPCE achieves the optimization by suppressing zeros in the product code. If you have a 12 digits product code and have limited space on your product, this is the recommended barcode to use.

Generating this barcode using the Barcode Generator

The 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

UPCE Barcode Fonts

The following is the list of fonts with varying heights supported by Aeromium.

FontCodeUPCH3.ttf (Default Font)

The following is the list of fonts that support the Extended version of the UPCE barcode.

FontCodeUPCEH3.ttf (Default Font)

Using this Barcode Manually

The UPCE 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 Barcodes

To encode the data "612345" for the UPCE barcode, simply key in "612345" in the Barcode Generator. The output is as follows :

Selecting the Extended Style results in the following barcode :

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