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    Codabar is a barcode that uses alphanumeric characters including, A B C D + - : . / $ and all numbers. This is widely used in sectors where serial numbers are required, such as blood Banks, door-to-door delivery service orders, and membership card management.

    The below image displays Codabar barcode in a PDF document.


    Formula definition

    You can set codabar in a worksheet using the following formula:

    =BC_CODABAR(value, color, backgroudColor, showLabel, labelPosition, checkDigit, nwRatio, fontFamily, fontStyle, fontWeight, fontTextDecoration, fontTextAlign, fontSize, quietZoneLeft, quietZoneRight, quietZoneTop, quietZoneBottom)


    Name Description
    value A string that represents encode on the symbol of Codabar.
    color A color that represents the barcode color. The default value is 'rgb(0,0,0)'.
    backgroundColor A color that represents the barcode backgroundcolor. The default value is 'rgb(255, 255, 255)'
    showLabel Specifies whether to show label text when the barcode has label.
    labelPosition ​A value that represents the label position when the label is shown.
    checkDigit Specifies whether the symbol needs a check digit. The default value is 'false'.
    nwRatio A value that represents the wide and narrow bar ratio. It has values 2|3. The default value is '3'.
    fontFamily A string that represents the label text fontFamily. The default value is 'sans-serif'.
    fontStyle A string that represents the label text fontStyle. The default value is 'normal'.
    fontWeight A string that represents the label text fontWeight. The default value is 'normal'.
    fontTextDecoration A string that represents the label text fontTextDecoration. The default value is 'none'.
    fontTextAlign A string that represents the label text fontTextAlign. The default value is 'center'.
    fontSize A string that represents the label text fontSize. The default value is '12px'.
    quietZoneLeft A value that represents the size of left quiet zone.
    quietZoneRight A value that represents the size of right quiet zone.
    quietZoneTop A value that represents the size of top quiet zone.
    quietZoneBottom A value that represents the size of bottom quiet zone.

    Using Code

    This example code sets Codabar in the worksheet.

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    // Create a new workbook
    var workbook = new GrapeCity.Documents.Excel.Workbook();
    // Set worksheet layout and data
    IWorksheet worksheet = workbook.Worksheets[0];
    worksheet.Range["B:F"].ColumnWidth = 20;
    worksheet.Range["4:7"].RowHeight = 60;
    worksheet.Range["A:A"].ColumnWidth = 5;
    worksheet.Range["B2"].Value = "Codabar";
    worksheet.Range["B3:G3"].Value = new object[,]{
    {"Name", "Number", "Defult", "Change checkDigit", "Change nwRatio"}
    worksheet.Range["B4:C7"].HorizontalAlignment = HorizontalAlignment.Center;
    worksheet.Range["B4:C7"].VerticalAlignment = VerticalAlignment.Center;
    worksheet.Range["B2:F3"].HorizontalAlignment = HorizontalAlignment.Center;
    worksheet.Range["B2:F3"].VerticalAlignment = VerticalAlignment.Center;
    worksheet.Range["B4:C6"].Value = new object[,]
        {"Notebook", "6935205311092"},
        {"Paper", "6922266446146"},
        {"Value can contain letters and some symbol", "A1234+-/.$A"}
    worksheet.Range["B4:C6"].WrapText = true;
    worksheet.Range["G6"].WrapText = true;
    worksheet.PageSetup.Orientation = PageOrientation.Landscape;
    worksheet.PageSetup.PrintGridlines = true;
    // Set formula
    for (var i = 4; i < 7; i++)
       worksheet.Range["D" + i].Formula = "=BC_CODABAR" + "(C" + i + ")";
       worksheet.Range["E" + i].Formula = "=BC_CODABAR" + "(C" + i + ",,,,,\"true\")";
       worksheet.Range["F" + i].Formula = "=BC_CODABAR" + "(C" + i + ",,,,,,\"2\")";
    // Save to a pdf file