Code 39

Code 39 barcode generator

Labeljoy allow to automatically generate Code 39 in a very simple way. The barcode Code 39 (also known as “USS Code 39”, “Code 3/9”, “Code 3 of 9”, “USD-3”, “Alpha39”, “Type 39”) is formed by 43 characters, consisting of uppercase letters (A through Z), numeric digits (0 through 9) and a special characters (-, ., $, /, +, %, and space).

Code 39 Symbol

Code 39 Symbol

To generate the code 39 barcode Labeljoy requires you to enter up to 255 characters.
Enter the text in the text box end press enter to create code 39 bars.

Code 39 symbol

Code 39 barcodes can include an optional check digit. The check digit may be encoded in the symbol, and optionally displayed in the human readable text as well.
Define check digit settings using the Checksum combo box. For more details see the video how to generate a Barcode.

Code 39 check digit

Code 39 with a check digit displayed in the text

Code 39 check digit not displayed

code 39 with a check digit not displayed in the text

Code 39 can be extended to encode all ASCII characters below 128, including lower case text. Activate the Full encoding check box to enable Full ASCII mode.
Full ASCII mode comes at the expense of symbol length.

Code 39 ASCII mode

Code 39 in full ASCII mode

Text concatenation:
When a bar code 39 element is generated by concatenating fields or counters, the following rules apply:

  • When is standard mode, the text to be encoded can only contain uppercase letters (A through Z), numeric digits (0 through 9) and one or more allowed special characters (-, ., $, /, +, %, and space).
  • When in Full ASCII mode, the text to be encoded can contain any character up to ASCII 127.

When a value not complying with the above rules is found, the barcode is not displayed.

The human readable text can also be shown above the symbol or hidden according to the setting specified in the Text combo box.

Code 39 text above symbol

Code 39 with text above the symbol

Code 39 hidden text

Code 39 with hidden text