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       kbarcode - KBarcode is a barcode and label printing application


       kbarcode [Qt-options] [KDE-options] [file]


       KBarcode is a barcode and label printing application for KDE. It can be
       used to print everything from  simple  business  cards  up  to  complex
       labels with several barcodes, such as article descriptions.

       KBarcode  comes  with  an  easy-to-use  WYSIWYG label designer, a setup
       wizard, batch import of  labels  (directly  from  the  delivery  note),
       thousands   of   predefined  labels,  database  management  tools,  and
       translations in many languages.

       Even printing more than 10,000 labels in  one  go  is  no  problem  for

       Additionally,  it  is a simple xbarcode replacement for the creation of
       barcodes. All major types of barcodes like EAN, UPC, CODE39,  and  ISBN
       are supported.


       file   load label

       -b +[file]
              import data for batch printing

       -l +[file]
              label for batch printing

       -c     customer id for batch printing

       -d <printer>
              Printer/destination to print on

              start as xbarcode replacement

              start in batch printing mode

              start label editor

              print immediately in batch mode

   Generic options:
       --help Show help about options

              Show Qt specific options

              Show KDE specific options

              Show all options

              Show author information

       -v, --version
              Show version information

              Show license information

       --     End of options

   Qt options:
       --display <displayname>
              Use the X-server display ’displayname’

       --session <sessionId>
              Restore the application for the given ’sessionId’

       --cmap Causes  the  application  to  install  a private color map on an
              8-bit display

       --ncols <count>
              Limits the number of colors allocated in the color  cube  on  an
              8-bit    display,    if    the    application   is   using   the
              QApplication::ManyColor color specification

              tells Qt to never grab the mouse or the keyboard

              running under a debugger can  cause  an  implicit  -nograb,  use
              -dograb to override

       --sync switches to synchronous mode for debugging

       --fn, --font <fontname>
              defines the application font

       --bg, --background <color>
              sets  the  default  background  color and an application palette
              (light and dark shades are calculated)

       --fg, --foreground <color>
              sets the default foreground color

       --btn, --button <color>
              sets the default button color

       --name <name>
              sets the application name

       --title <title>
              sets the application title (caption)

       --visual TrueColor
              forces the application to use a TrueColor  visual  on  an  8-bit

       --inputstyle <inputstyle>
              sets  XIM  (X  Input  Method)  input  style. Possible values are
              onthespot, overthespot, offthespot and root

       --im <XIM server>
              set XIM server

              disable XIM

              mirrors the whole layout of widgets

   KDE options:
       --caption <caption>
              Use ’caption’ as name in the titlebar

       --icon <icon>
              Use ’icon’ as the application icon

       --miniicon <icon>
              Use ’icon’ as the icon in the titlebar

       --config <filename>
              Use alternative configuration file

       --dcopserver <server>
              Use the DCOP Server specified by ’server’

              Disable crash handler, to get core dumps

              Waits for a WM_NET compatible windowmanager

       --style <style>
              sets the application GUI style

       --geometry <geometry>
              sets the client geometry of the main widget - see man X for  the
              argument format


              informations about different barcodes
              KBarcode project page
              KBarcode home page


       Dominik Seichter <>
       Stefan "Stonki" Onken <>

       Please  use to report bugs, do not mail the authors

       This    manual    page    was    written     by     Holger     Hartmann
       <>  for  the  Debian  Project (but may be used by
       others). Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or  modify  this
       document  under the terms of the GNU General Public License, Version or
       any later version published by the Free Software Foundation.

       On Debian systems, the complete text of the GNU General Public  License
       can be found in /usr/share/common-licenses/GPL.