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Integration of ConnectCode DLL

ConnectCode Barcode Font Pack allows users to integrate barcode fonts into their applications through a native DLL (Dynamic Link Library). Through the ConnectCode DLL, users will able able to to add barcodes into their applications very easily.

This DLL is can be freely used and distributed with users' applications as long as it is being used with any one of the registered barcode font packs. Redistribution of ConnectCode's fonts will, however, require an Enterprise, Distribution or Unlimited Distribution License.

Five samples are provided to demonstrate the use of the DLL in various languages. They show a dialog that that takes in an input string and converts it into a string that can be used with the barcode fonts. They also choose the corresponding font name for the encoded string automatically and display a sample of the barcode.

ConnectCode DLL is so versatile it can even be used with projects written in the .NET 3 Framework with Windows Presentation Foundation.

  Project  Framework  Requirement
  Visaul Basic .NET    .Net 2.0 Framework  Requires VS 2005 or later 
  VC# .NET  .Net 2.0 Framework  Requires VS 2005 or later
  Visual Basic .NET WPF   .Net 3.0 Framework  Requires VS 2005 or later (with .NET 3  Framework SDK installed)

  Visual C# .NET WPF

 .Net 3.0 Framework  Requires VS 2005 or later (with .NET 3 Framework SDK installed)
  Visual C++ (MFC)   Win32 Native  Requires VS 2003 or later

              

The functions exported by the DLL are described below. The column on the right gives the names of the barcode fonts that need to be chosen after encodation. To use the DLL, you will need to use their respective DLL Import statements or header file.

 

Function

 Barcode Font Name

Encode_Code128Auto - Encode the input string into a text string that can be used with ConnectCode Code128Auto Barcode Font .

CCode128_Sx

Encode_Code39 -  Encode the input string into a text string that can be used with ConnectCode Code39 Barcode Font. Setting the checkdigit parameter to 1 will add a check digit to the barcode string.

CCode39_Sx
Encode_POSTNET - Encode the input string into a text string that can be used with ConnectCode Postnet Barcode Font. CCodePostnet
Encode_Code93 - Encode the input string into a text string that can be used with ConnectCode Code93 Font. Setting the checkdigit parameter to 1 will add a check digit to the barcode string. CCode93_Sx
Encode_Codabar - Encode the input string into a text string that can be used with ConnectCode Codabar Barcode Font. CCodeCodabar_Sx
Encode_Code39Ascii - Encode the input string into a text string that can be used with ConnectCode Code39Ascii Barcode Font. Setting the checkdigit parameter to 1 will add a check digit to the barcode string. CCode39_Sx
Encode_I2of5 - Encode the input string into a text string that can be used with ConnectCode I2of5 Barcode Font. Setting the checkdigit parameter to 1 will add a check digit to the barcode string. CCodeI2of5_Sx
Encode_ITF14 - Encode the input string into a text string that can be used with ConnectCode ITF Barcode Font. Setting the checkdigit parameter to 1 will add a check digit to the barcode string. CCodeITF_Sx
Encode_Industrial2of5 - Encode the input string into a text string that can be used with ConnectCode Industrial 2 of 5 Barcode Font. Setting the checkdigit parameter to 1 will add a check digit to the barcode string. CCodeIND2of5_Sx
Encode_ModifiedPlessy - Encode the input string into a text string that can be used with ConnectCode ModifiedPlessy Barcode Font. Setting the checkdigit parameter to 1 will add a check digit to the barcode string. CCodeMSI_Sx
Encode_EAN13 - Encode the input string into a text string that can be used with ConnectCode EAN13 Barcode Font. Setting the humantext parameter to 1 indicates the barcode is to be encoded with human readable text.

CCodeUPCEAN_Sx
CCodeUPCEAN_HRBSx CCodeUPCEAN_HRTSx

RetrieveOptionalString_EAN13 - Retrieve a formatted text string for ISBN, ISSN or ISBN13. This human readable string is usually placed on top of an ISBN, ISSN or ISBN13 barcode. The parameter strtype can take the values 0 - ISSN, 1 - ISBN, 2 - ISBN3.  
Encode_UPCA - Encode the input string into a text string that can be used with ConnectCode UPCA Barcode Font. Setting the humantext parameter to 1 indicates the barcode is to be encoded with human readable text.

CCodeUPCEAN_Sx
CCodeUPCEAN_HRBSx CCodeUPCEAN_HRTSx

Encode_EAN8 - Encode the input string into a text string that can be used with ConnectCode EAN8 Barcode Font. Setting the humantext parameter to 1 indicates the barcode is to be encoded with human readable text.

CCodeUPCEAN_Sx
CCodeUPCEAN_HRBSx
CCodeUPCEAN_HRTSx 

Encode_UCCEAN - Encode the input string into a text string that can be used with ConnectCode UCCEAN Barcode Font. The input format are of the form (10)1235. CCode128_Sx
Encode_Code128A - Encode the input string into a text string that can be used with ConnectCode Code128A Barcode Font. CCode128_Sx
Encode_Code128B - Encode the input string into a text string that can be used with ConnectCode Code128B Barcode Font. CCode128_Sx
Encode_Code128C - Encode the input string into a text string that can be used with ConnectCode Code128C Barcode Font. CCode128_Sx
Encode_UPCE - Encode the input string into a text string that can be used with ConnectCode UPCE Barcode Font. Setting the humantext parameter to 1 indicates the barcode is to be encoded with human readable text.

CCodeUPCEAN_Sx
CCodeUPCEAN_HRBSx

Encode_EXT2 -  Encode the input string into a text string that can be used with ConnectCode EXT2 Barcode Font.

CCodeUPCEAN_Sx
CCodeUPCEAN_HRTSx
CCodeUPCEAN_HRBSx

Encode_EXT5 - Encode the input string into a text string that can be used with ConnectCode EXT5 Barcode Font.

CCodeUPCEAN_Sx
CCodeUPCEAN_HRTSx
CCodeUPCEAN_HRBSx

Note 

  • The x in the font names of the last column refers to a number usually in the range 1 to 7. The default value for x is 3.

  • If you are using the trial copy of ConnectCode Barcode fonts, the font name that is chosen is suffixed with the word _Trial. As a consequence, the barcode that is displayed will have horizontal lines for some digits.

 




 

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