Barcode Xpress for .NET Framework v13.9 - Updated
Inverted 2 of 5
Supported Barcode Types > Barcode Types > Inverted 2 of 5

The Inverted 2 of 5 barcode is a self-checking, numeric 1D barcode with an optional checksum for error detection. This barcode is similar to Industry 2 of 5 barcodes, but all the information is encoded in the spaces, rather than the black bars.

Example Barcode

The following example barcode encodes the information 12345 as a Inverted 2 of 5 barcode:

Inverted 2 of 5

Similar Barcode Types

Barcode Variants

The Inverted 2 of 5 barcode encodes information in the spaces, while the Industry 2 of 5 barcode encodes information in the bars.

Related Barcodes

Code 2 of 5 barcodes use the same symbology, so Industry 2 of 5, IATA 2 of 5, Interleaved 2 of 5, Inverted 2 of 5, DataLogic 2 of 5, Matrix 2 of 5, and BCD Matrix are all very similar.

For additional background and use-case information see our Inverted 2 of 5 barcode page.
For more information, see the Barcode Xpress SDK product page or try our online demos.

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