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Direc­tory tex-archive/macros/generic/ean

This directory contains the macro ean13 and ean8 for making EAN
barcodes (13 or 8 digit on input and kern-rule queue on output).

The usage of the macros is commeted in the file ean13.tex or ean8.tex.
The simple test is presented in file eantest.tex (for plain).
Macro works in plain and LateX and other standard macro packages.

The fonts ocrb9 and ocrb7 is used. The mf-sources are presented (this
is the copy from CTAN:fonts/ocr-b) with a little correction (the
mode_setup is added to begin of file ocrbmac.mf).

ean13.tex .... EAN 13 macro by Petr Olsak
ean8.tex  .... EAN 8  macro by Jaroslav Moucka (student)
eantest.tex .. test of ean13 and ean8 in plain.
*.mf ......... mf-sources of OCR-b font by Norbert Schwarz

Petr Olsak (Ol\v{s}\'ak)
Department of Mathematics
Czech Techical University in Prague, 
Czech Republic
e-mail: olsak@math.feld.cvut.cz
 

Files

Name Size Date Notes
README 861 1995-06-05 13:22
ean13.tex 6322 1995-09-12 10:06
ean8.tex 4138 1995-09-12 10:07
eantest.tex 140 1995-06-05 13:22

Down­load the con­tents of this pack­age in one zip archive (4.9k).

ean – Macros for mak­ing EAN bar­codes

Pro­vides EAN-8 and EAN-13 forms.

The pack­age needs the ocr-b fonts; note that the fonts are not avail­able un­der a free li­cence, as the macros are.

Pack­age De­tailsean
Li­censeGNU Gen­eral Public Li­cense
Copy­right1995 Petr Olšák
Main­tainerPetr Olšák
Con­tained inTeXlive as ean
MikTeX as ean
Topics bar­codes and other ma­chine-read­able tags
See also barcodes
code128
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