[reportlab-users] Inquiry for supported barcode Format

Robin Becker robin at reportlab.com
Thu Aug 22 04:53:11 EDT 2019

Hi Shalin,

I'm afraid the reportlab toolkit doesn't generate PDF417 barcodes. The barcode support in ReportLab was mostly 
contributed and pdf417 is something we have not got around to.

There is a pdf417gen package which generates images.

On 21/08/2019 22:24, Patel, Shalin wrote:
> Hi,
> My name is Shalin Patel. I'm working on a school project in which I have to
> generate some barcodes. So, I started using your "reportlab" library. But,
> now I'm at that point where I have to generate "*PDF417*" barcodes. I tried
> searching almost everywhere but I couldn't find anything. So I just want to
> ask if this library has support for that format or not. And if there is one
> can you please let me know where to find the documentation for it.
> Hope you reply soon,
> Thank you.
> Shalin Patel.
> Student(New Jersey Institute of Technology)

Robin Becker

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