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PDF417 is often referred to as a stacked 1D barcode. Like DataMatrix it uses an error correction scheme and allows for encoding binary data.

An example PDF417:

2D writes are supported for PDF417 using an external application. Typically this can be done using ImGearFileFormats.SavePage or by writing to a Printer Device Context. The external application will set the barcode writing parameters and make a call to the Create method. The output image will then be available in the image properties.

Included features to use for this functionality are:

Caution: When using trial (unpaid) licensing, the words” Evaluation " will appear in every DataMatrix and PDF417 barcode created, taking up 24 bytes of space including the leading and trailing spaces. When testing the contents of generated barcodes, be aware of the extra space requirements.