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Barcode EAN 

iText is a free and open source library for creating PDF documents and generating Barcodes in Java. This requires the library iText-5.0.2.jar to be in classpath. The following example shows generating EAN13 Barcode.

File Name  :  
com/bethecoder/tutorials/itext/BarCodeEANTest.java 
Author  :  Sudhakar KV
Email  :  kvenkatasudhakar@gmail.com
   
package com.bethecoder.tutorials.itext;

import java.io.FileNotFoundException;
import java.io.FileOutputStream;

import com.itextpdf.text.Document;
import com.itextpdf.text.DocumentException;
import com.itextpdf.text.PageSize;
import com.itextpdf.text.Paragraph;
import com.itextpdf.text.Rectangle;
import com.itextpdf.text.pdf.BarcodeEAN;
import com.itextpdf.text.pdf.PdfWriter;

public class BarCodeEANTest {

  /**
   @param args
   @throws DocumentException 
   @throws FileNotFoundException 
   */
  public static void main(String[] argsthrows FileNotFoundException, DocumentException {
    Document document = new Document(new Rectangle(PageSize.A4));
    PdfWriter writer = PdfWriter.getInstance(document, new FileOutputStream("ean13.pdf"));
    document.open();

    //Barcode EAN 13
    document.add(new Paragraph("Barcode EAN-13"));
    BarcodeEAN codeEAN = new BarcodeEAN();
    codeEAN.setCode("4007630000116");
                     
    //Add Barcode to PDF document
    document.add(codeEAN.createImageWithBarcode(writer.getDirectContent(), null, null));
    document.close();
  }

}
   

It gives the following output,

EAN13 Barcode


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