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Barcode PDF 417 

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 PDF 417 Barcode.

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Author  :  Sudhakar KV
Email  :  [email protected]
package com.bethecoder.tutorials.itext;


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.BarcodePDF417;
import com.itextpdf.text.pdf.PdfWriter;

public class PDF417Test {

   @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("pdf417.pdf"));;

    //Barcode PDF 417
    document.add(new Paragraph("Barcode PDF 417"));
    BarcodePDF417 pdf417 = new BarcodePDF417();
    //Add Barcode to PDF document


It gives the following output,

PDF 417 Barcode


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