project is a GUI-based barcode creation application for KDE 3:
KBarcode is a barcode and label printing application for Linux and KDE 3. It can be used to print everything from simple business cards up to complex labels with several barcodes (e.g. article descriptions).
KBarcode comes with an easy to use WYSIWYG label designer, a setup wizard, batch import of labels (directly from the delivery note), thousands of predefined labels, database managment tools and translations in many languages.
Some of the KBarcode features include:
- Creation of 1D and 2D barcodes.
- Contains a rich text editor and has graphical drawing capabilities.
- Has optional database support, works with mySQL, PostgreSQL, and SQLite.
- Outputs to printer, image files, and Cut/Paste to other KDE applications.
- Has support for batch printing of labels.
- Contains built-in label definitions.
- Supports user-defined label definitions.
- Can act as a replacement for xbarcode.
a lengthy list
of barcode types by acting as a front end to several
barcode back ends
including GNU Barcode, PDF417 Encode, and the commercial TBarcode.
for KBarcode is available in PDF formatted files.
For a better understanding of the capabilities of KBarcode, see the
screen shots of the
GUI and some
of the software's output.
KBarcode version 1.6.2 (stable) was recently released.
"This release fixes a major bug, which prevented correct creation of UPC-A barcodes. Also a Greek translation was added."
include KDE 3.x, GNU Barcode, ImageMagick, and if SQL support
is needed, QT SQL Tools and mysql or PostgreSQL.
KBarcode is available for download
Some user feedback
shows what people are doing with the software.
If you have access to the hardware, the
Linux CueCat driver may be a useful resource for reading back
your new barcode labels.
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