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Code 39 Bar Code Character Support

10767

QAID # 10767 Published

Question / Problem:

What characters does the Code 39 (3 of 9) bar code specification support?

Answer / Solution:

The Code 39 bar code supports 43 characters.

These characters are:

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 - . $ / + % <Space>

Other bar code specifications allow for more characters to be used. For example, the Extended Code 39 bar code specification allows for the use of the full 128 ASCII character set.

Applies to:

Product Version Category
VRS 4.5 Bar Codes
VRS 5.1 Bar Codes
VRS 5.1.1 Bar Codes
VRS 5.1.2 Bar Codes