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Codabar Barcode 

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 Codabar Barcode.

File Name  :  
com/bethecoder/tutorials/itext/CodabarTest.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.BarcodeCodabar;
import com.itextpdf.text.pdf.PdfWriter;

public class CodabarTest {

  /**
   @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("codabar.pdf"));
    document.open();

    //Codabar Barcode
    document.add(new Paragraph("Codabar Barcode"));
    BarcodeCodabar codabar = new BarcodeCodabar();
    codabar.setGenerateChecksum(true);
    codabar.setCode("A12343231D");
    
    //Add Barcode to PDF document
        document.add(codabar.createImageWithBarcode(writer.getDirectContent(), null, null));
        document.close();
  }

}
   

It gives the following output,

Codabar Barcode


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