KA.Barcode for Eclipse BIRT
How to Generate PDF-417 in BIRT Reports
How to Create, Print PDF-417 Barcode Images in Eclipse BIRT Reports
  • Completely written in Java with full integration into Eclipse BIRT Reports
  • Generate PDF-417 barcode in Eclipse BIRT version 2.x, 3.x, 4.x
  • Generate PDF-417 images in stream & graphics object and support png, jpeg, gif, tiff & bmp image formats
  • Offer flexible PDF-417 barcode dimension options to select, like width, height, color, orientation, resolution, etc
  • Support PDF-417 Column Count, PDF-417 Row Count, PDF-417 Truncation and Error Correction Level properties
BIRT PDF-417 Overview
KA.Barcode for BIRT is a mature and reliable barcoding encoder Eclipse plug-in. Developers can easily create and display Data Matrix in BIRT reports. Flexible barcode settings are also available for users to customize generated images.
What Is A PDF-417 Barcode
PDF417, also named Portable Data File 417, PDF 417, PDF417 Truncated, is a stacked bi-dimensional barcode symbol used mainly in transport, inventory management and identification cards.
PDF-417 Barcode Valid Data Set
  • All 128 characters of ASCII including A-Z, a-z, 0-9, etc.

  • Values 128-255 in accordance with ISO 8859-1. There are referred to as extended ASCII
PDF-417 Barcode Property Settings in Eclipse BIRT
Property Default Value Note
Barcode Symbology Code128Auto Barcode symoblogy type
CodeToEncode "128" Barcode value to encode.
Tilde Enable false Set the Tilde Enable property to true, if you want use the tilde character "~" to specify special characters (such as non-printable chars) in the input data.

2-byte character (Unicode): ~6ddddd (character value from 00000 ~ 65535) Strings from "~665536" to "~699999" are unused
Barcode Size
Auto resize false If true, barcode X, Y module will be auto-adjusted.
Unit of Measure Pixel Unit of measure for all size related settings. Pixel; Inch; CM.
X 2 Barcode module width (narrow bar).
Y 75 Linear barcode bar height / 2D barcode module height.
Margin Left 0 Barcode image left margin.
Margin Right 0 Barcode image right margin.
Margin Top 0 Barcode image top margin.
Margin Bottom 0 Barcode image bottom margin.
DPI 72 Barcode image resolution in dpi.
Orientation 0 Barcode rotation angle. (0, 90, 180, 270)
PDF-417 Specific Settings
PDF-417 Data Mode AUTO Valid values:




PDF-417 ECL 2 Error correction level, values are from 0 to 8.
PDF-417 Row Count 3 The number of rows for PDF417. The value range is from 3 to 90. The default is 3.
PDF-417 Column Count 5 Number of columns. The value range is from 1 to 30. The default is 5. Increase this value, if your data size is large.
PDF-417 Truncated false truncated PDF417 may be used where space considerations are a primary concern and symbol damage is unlikely.