CTAN update: pst-barcode

CTAN Announcements ctan-ann at dante.de
Mon Nov 19 19:18:38 CET 2012

Herbert Voss wrote:

> I uploaded pst-barcode.zip to the uk mirror. Please delete _all_
> files in the directory
> /graphics/pstricks/contrib/pst-barcode/
> and put the new ones in there.

thanks for the upload; i've installed the package and updated the
catalogue repository.

> pst-barcode, based on PSTricks, implements the printing of many
> barcode formats entirely within PostScript, so that the process of
> converting the input string into the printed output is performed by
> the printer or print system. The project supports all major barcode
> formats including: EAN-13 (JAN-13), EAN-8 (JAN-8), UPC-A, UPC-E, EAN-5
> & EAN-2 (EAN/UPC add-ons), ISBN (including legacy ISBN), ISMN
> (including legacy ISMN), ISSN, Code 128 (A, B & C), GS1-128, SSCC-18
> (EAN-18, NVE), EAN-14, Code 39, Code 39 Extended, Code 93, Code 93
> Extended, Code 32 (Italian Pharmacode), Pharmazentralnummer (PZN),
> Interleaved 2 of 5, ITF-14 (UPC SCS), GS1 DataBar (Omnidirectional,
> Stacked, Stacked Omnidirectional, Limited, Expanded, Expanded
> Stacked), Code 2 of 5 (Industrial, IATA, Matrix, Datalogic & COOP),
> Code 11 (USD-8), BC412, Codabar (NW-7), Pharmacode (including
> two-track), MSI, Plessey, Telepen, Channel Code, PosiCode, PDF417,
> Data Matrix (ECC200), QR Code (including Micro QR Code), and more.
> This new version 0.10 has a major bugfix:
> ----- pst-barcode.pro
> 2012-11-15 - renlinear was modified to avoid a clash with a
>              predefined name in Distiller.

Users may view the package's catalogue entry at
or browse the package's directory at

Robin Fairbairns

For the CTAN team

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