Re: Barcode Redux

From: Arthur Keller <arthur_at_kellers_dot_org>
Date: Sat Jun 05 2004 - 15:23:49 CDT

I would use OCR-A, not some MICR font. OCR-A is handled by lots of
hardware scanners, while MICR is specialized. It's also not clear to
me that MICR is a complete font with the whole character set. I've
only seen numbers and a few weird characters.

Best regards,
Arthur

At 11:24 PM -0600 6/4/04, Charlie Strauss wrote:
>I found this
>http://freshmeat.net/projects/gnumicr/
>
>which gives a link to a GNU GPL MICR font. unfortunately the web
>page for the download and author is dead. and the item itself is in
>raw format and needs conversion to truetype.
>
>Maybe someone can track this down and find/create a true type MICR for us

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