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= Image_Barcode - a package to render barcodes =
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With PEAR::Image_Barcode class you can create a barcode representation of a
given string.

This class uses GD function because this the generated graphic can be any of
GD supported supported image types.


= Installation =
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You can install Image_Barcode issuing the following command (as root):

    # pear install Image_Barcode

If you don't have the 'pear' command, please consult PEAR::The PHP Extension and
Application Repository homepage at http://pear.php.net


= Getting Started =
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Just load the class in your script:

    require_once('Image/Barcode.php');

Call the Image_Barcode::draw() as the follow:

    Image_Barcode::draw('1234', 'int25', 'png');

Where:

= '1234' : string you want to draw as barcode;
= 'int25': barcode type (check the avaible types at 'Barcode' subdir);
= 'png'  : generated graphic type.


= Current State =
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You can get the latest code at the PEAR site:
    http://pear.php.net/package/Image_Barcode/


= Contributing =
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Help from people who want code new barcode module types are very welcome. Just
send your module directly to hide@address.com


= Credits =
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Core class
    written by Marcelo Subtil Marcal <hide@address.com>

Interleaved 2 of 5 barcode module type
    written by Marcelo Subtil Marcal <hide@address.com>

EAN13 barcode module type
    written by Didier FOURNOUT <hide@address.com>

Code39 barcode module type
    written by Ryan Briones <hide@address.com>

UPC-A and Code128 barcode modules
    written by Jeffrey K. Brown <hide@address.com>

PostNet barcode module type
    written by Josef "Jeff" Sipek <hide@address.com>


= Thanks to =
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Mark A.R. <hide@address.com>


= Author =
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Written by Marcelo Subtil Marcal <hide@address.com>


= Reporting Bugs =
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Report bugs at: http://pear.php.net/bugs/report.php?package=Image_Barcode
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