GS1 Databar / RSS 14 Barcodes in LEADTOOLS

GS1 Databar, formerly known as Reduced Space Symbology (RSS), is a large family of barcodes that encode a GTIN-12 or GTIN-13 data structure within a 14-digit barcode. The various GS1 Databar symbols have specific features that allow them to be read by different types of scanners. They are used in a variety of industries, including retail point-of-sale applications, inventory tracking, and healthcare.

Symbols Intended for Retail Point-of-Sale Scanning

Symbols that are not Intended for Retail Point-of-Sale Scanning

GS1 Databar Omni-directional

GS1 Databar Omni-directional barcodes encode the full 14-digit EAN.UCC item identification in a linear symbol. They can be scanned omni-directionally by suitably programmed point-of-sale scanners.

Sample Barcode

Symbology
BarcodeSymbology.GS1Databar
GS1Databar
GS1 Databar Omni-directional was developed to increase the number of unique codes, and to meet the needs of encoding more information in a smaller space.

Leadtools.Barcode Support

Data Options Member
LEADTOOLS Symbology Identifier BarcodeSymbology.GS1Databar
Data Class BarcodeData
Read Options Class OneDBarcodeReadOptions
Write Options Class OneDBarcodeWriteOptions

GS1 Databar Truncated / RSS-14 Truncated

GS1 Databar Truncated has the same data characteristics as the GS1 Databar barcode, except the bar height is set to the GS1 Databar standard of 13 times the X dimension.

Sample Barcode

Symbology
Truncated Version of BarcodeSymbology.GS1Databar
GS1DatabarTruncated
GS1 Databar Truncated is designed to be scanned by wands, linear 2D imagers and handheld lasers. It cannot be scanned efficiently by omni-directional scanners.

Leadtools.Barcode Support

Data Options Member
LEADTOOLS Symbology Identifier BarcodeSymbology.GS1Databar
Data Class BarcodeData
Read Options Class OneDBarcodeReadOptions
Write Options Class OneDBarcodeWriteOptions

GS1 Databar Stacked / RSS-14 Stacked

GS1 Databar Stacked is a variation of the GS1 Databar symbology that is stacked in two rows. It is used when the normal symbol would be too wide for the application.

Sample Barcode

Symbology
BarcodeSymbology.GS1DatabarStacked
GS1DatabarStacked
GS1 Databar Stacked is used for small item marking applications and it is designed to be scanned by wands, linear 2D imagers, and hand-held lasers. It cannot be scanned efficiently by omni-directional scanners.

Leadtools.Barcode Support

Data Options Member
LEADTOOLS Symbology Identifier BarcodeSymbology.GS1DatabarStacked
Data Class BarcodeData
Read Options Class GS1DatabarStackedBarcodeReadOptions
Write Options Class GS1DatabarStackedBarcodeWriteOptions

GS1 Databar Stacked Omni-directional / RSS-14 Stacked Omni-directional

The Omni-directional version of GS1 Databar Stacked can be scanned omni-directionally. This symbology does not allow for human-readable text with the barcode.

Sample Barcode

Symbology
Omni-directional Version of BarcodeSymbology.GS1DatabarStacked
GS1DatabarStackedOmni
The data being encoded is separated to create a split-level barcode. The height of each row is ascertained from the bar's height property of the control. The barcode contains a separator pattern, containing no data, which has a height equal to 3 times the X dimension.

Leadtools.Barcode Support

Data Options Member
LEADTOOLS Symbology Identifier BarcodeSymbology.GS1DatabarStacked
Data Class BarcodeData
Read Options Class GS1DatabarStackedBarcodeReadOptions
Write Options Class GS1DatabarStackedBarcodeWriteOptions

GS1 Databar Limited / RSS-14 Limited

The GS1 Databar Limited encodes a 14-digit EAN.UCC item identification with Indicator digits of zero or one.

Sample Barcode

Symbology
BarcodeSymbology.GS1DatabarLimited
GS1DatabarLimited
The GS1 Databar Limited is a linear symbol for use on small items that will not be scanned at the point-of-sale.

Leadtools.Barcode Support

Data Options Member
LEADTOOLS Symbology Identifier BarcodeSymbology.GS1DatabarLimited
Data Class BarcodeData
Read Options Class OneDBarcodeReadOptions
Write Options Class OneDBarcodeWriteOptions

GS1 Databar Expanded / RSS-14 Expanded

The GS1 Databar Expanded barcode encodes EAN.UCC item identification plus supplementary AI element strings such as weight and "best before" date.

Sample Barcode

Symbology
BarcodeSymbology.GS1DatabarExpanded
GS1DatabarExpanded
The GS1 Databar Expanded barcode is a linear symbol that can be scanned omni-directionally by suitably programmed point-of-sale scanners.

Leadtools.Barcode Support

Data Options Member
LEADTOOLS Symbology Identifier BarcodeSymbology.GS1DatabarExpanded
Data Class BarcodeData
Read Options Class OneDBarcodeReadOptions
Write Options Class OneDBarcodeWriteOptions

GS1 Databar Expanded Stacked / RSS-14 Expanded Stacked

The GS1 Databar Expanded Stacked barcode is a variation of the RSS-14 Expanded symbology that is stacked into multiple rows.

Sample Barcode

Symbology
BarcodeSymbology.GS1DatabarExpandedStacked
GS1DatabarExpandedStacked
The GS1 Databar Expanded Stacked barcode is used when the normal symbol would be too wide for the application.

Leadtools.Barcode Support

Data Options Member
LEADTOOLS Symbology Identifier BarcodeSymbology.GS1DatabarExpandedStacked
Data Class BarcodeData
Read Options Class GS1DatabarStackedBarcodeReadOptions
Write Options Class GS1DatabarStackedBarcodeWriteOptions
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