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Questions tagged [barcodes]

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Hi,can someone tell me the steps to replicate this design,especially the pixel background inside the logo,thank you! [closed]

Hi,can someone tell me the steps to replicate this design,especially the pixel background inside the logo,thank you! I only have photoshop,if you can tell me how to do it using that program. Thx
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Barcode standards: is there a minimum size?

I'm coming to the end of a project with a client, we are just artworking and getting the standards correct. I have designed a label for a bottle, the label is fairly small, 150mm x 50mm so I have to ...
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QR code with custom background [closed]

I'm trying to make a QR code design like this one that I found on the web, but I have no clue on how to make it, and the code seems to be scan-able as well. (it's not just a fake code)
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Using 72 dpi barcode on the package

The client has sent me barcode in 72 dpi (233x82 px, JPG file) The package design project in Illustrator is 300 dpi. I don't know if I place 72dpi barcode in it, would it print well enough to scan ...
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Is the use of a QR code worth the space it requires?

I recently had a discussion with a client. He asked me if I felt a QR code on a marketing piece would be beneficial. I asked him, "What would the code contain? What information would the code convey?...
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Design Considerations for a custom UPC code

How far can a UPC be integrated into a package design? I'm like to include a custom UPC code like the following as part of a proposal, but my boss is worried that if it's too "design-y", it will be ...
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Print Barcodes in CR80 Cards

I have a barcode with a dimensions width: 162px and height: 50 px. When I print it in a A4 paper size,its dimension is 40 mm X 14 mmbut when printed in CR80 Cards(smaller paper size) it's size is 25mm ...
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Why is it customary to put a picture in the center of a QR Code in China?

I see more and more QR Codes like this: More such codes can be found if I try "Google Image Search" by "QR code china" or "QR code chinese" (but not just "QR code"). For me it looks ugly: It does ...
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Printer wants me to make sure the barcode is “100% black ink (K) on a white background”

This is what he wrote: Please change barcode so it is 100% black ink (K) on a white background. (A barcode can look black in the proof, but can be built as 5% Cyan, 5% Magenta, 5% Yellow, 85% K for ...
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Invisible barcodes?

This may border on the 'too technical' side of graphic design but I'll give it a try. We have a contract with a printer who requires a barcode on the interior and cover of our books so that they can ...
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Separate a transparent layer from this image?

I have this image : As you can see It has a transparent layer of QR Code and I need to extract It somehow.. How can I do this? I tried selecting the QR Code using color range. but as you can see ...
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PDF Within Vector based Photoshop File

I have designed a product label in Photoshop CS6 that I will be outputting as a PDF. The label only includes text and shapes so nothing is rasterized when viewing the PDF, and you can enlarge to any ...
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How can I determine if my color QR code is reliably readable?

I developed this QR code for my business, and I went with a gray/pink color pallete rather than black and white for aesthetics. Based on my experimenting with my monitor (iMac) and QR reading app (...
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Is there an easy and cheap way to print qr codes on post-it notes?

Is there an easy and cheap way to print small quantities of qr codes on post-it notes? Would need only a few post-its with same qr code, but overall quantity might be a 100 a day.
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Converting bar code to CMYK “True Black”

I have .tiff. Part of the .tiff is a bar code. My printer is insisting the bar code be converted to 100%K - CMYK "pure black". (Their words) A couple obstacles: The Bar Code has been scaled up. ...
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How do i maintain the size and integrity of my QR code in Photoshop?

As soon as my QR code is opened in Adobe Photoshop, the size is reduced. Is there any way to maintain the size and quality of the image so that the quality is not compromised. It becomes impossible to ...
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How to create an EAN-13 barcode with a font?

I've googled for over 30 mins now, I can't find a free barcode font for EAN-13. Anyone know of any? fontsquirrel have none, Dafont have a few, But none of them are EAN-13 (as far as I know).
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is there a fast way to trace a QR CODE without having to lasso it.

I tried smart edge detection, but that is not working. Is there an automated way to outline this so i don't have to do it manually? I have Photoshop CS5.