^BL
^BL

^BL

The
^BL
command is a special application of Code 39 used by the Department of Defense. LOGMARS is an acronym for Logistics Applications of Automated Marking and Reading Symbols.

LOGMARS Bar Code

  • ^BL
    supports a print ratio of 2.0:1 to 3.0:1.
  • Field data (
    ^FD
    ) is limited to the width (or length, if rotated) of the label. Lowercase letters in the
    ^FD
    string are converted to the supported uppercase LOGMARS characters.
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Format:
^BLo,h,g
Parameters
Details
o =
orientation
Values:
N =
normal
R =
rotated 90 degrees (clockwise)
I =
inverted 180 degrees
B =
read from bottom up, 270 degrees
Default:
current
^FW
value
h =
bar code height (in dots)
Values:
1
to
32000
Deafult:
value set by
^BY
g =
print interpretation line above code
Values:
N =
no
Y =
yes
Default:
N
Example:
This is an example of a LOGMARS bar code:
Comments:
The LOGMARS bar code produces a mandatory check digit using Mod 43 calculations. For further information on the Mod 43 check digit, see Mod 10 Check Digit.