dmtxwrite man page

dmtxwrite — create Data Matrix barcodes


dmtxwrite [OPTION]... [FILE]


dmtxwrite encodes data from a file or standard input, and writes the resulting ECC200 Data Matrix barcode as an image.


-c, --codewords
Print codeword listing instead of creating barcode.
-d, --module=N
Module size in pixels.
-m, --margin=N
Margin size in pixels.
-e, --encoding=[bfactxe8]
Encodation scheme.
b = Best optimized best possible optimization (beta)
f = Fast optimized basic optimization (not implemented)
a = ASCII [default] ASCII standard & extended
c = C40 digits and uppercase
t = Text digits and lowercase
x = X12 ANSI X12 EDI
e = EDIFACT ASCII values 32-94
8 = Base 256 all byte values 0-255
-f, --format=FORMAT
Output image format (PNG [default], TIF, GIF, PDF, etc...).
-l, --list-formats
List available image formats.
-o, --output=FILE
Barcode output filename. Default is standard output.
-p, --preview
Print ASCII art preview to standard output.
-r, --resolution=N
Set image print resolution (dpi).
-s, --symbol-size=[sr|RxC] (default "s")
Automatic symbol size options:
s = Auto square r = Auto rectangle
Manual symbol size options for square symbols:
10x10 12x12 14x14 16x16 18x18 20x20
22x22 24x24 26x26 32x32 36x36 40x40
44x44 48x48 52x52 64x64 72x72 80x80
88x88 96x96 104x104 120x120 132x132 144x144
Manually symbol size options for rectangle symbols:
8x18 8x32 12x26 12x36 16x36 16x48
-C, --color=COLOR
Barcode color (not implemented).
-B, --bg-color=COLOR
Background color (not implemented).
-M, --mosaic
Create non-standard Data Mosaic barcode.
-R, --rotate=DEGREES
Rotation angle in degrees (not implemented).
-v, --verbose
Use verbose messages.
-V, --version
Print program version information.
Display this help message and quit.


ISO/IEC 16022:2000



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Copyright (C) 2008, 2009 Mike Laughton

Referenced By

gm-create_datamatrix(1), libdmtx(3).

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September 4, 2009