The Extension 2 barcode is used to indicate issue number of magazines.
The Extension 5 barcodeis used to indicate suggested retail price of books and magazines. It is typically used with ISBN (International Standard Book Number).
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
The 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 EXT2 and EXT5 barcode. Human readable text is placed on top of the barcode in the following three fonts.
FontCodeEXTEH3.ttf (Default Font)
The EXT2 and EXT5 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.
To encode the data "12" for the EXT2 barcode, simply key in "12" in the Barcode Generator. The output is as follows :
To encode the data "12345 for the EXT5 barcode", simply key in "12345" in the Barcode Generator. The output is as follows :
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