[texhax] code128 on text coming from keyboard

Heiko Oberdiek heiko.oberdiek at googlemail.com
Fri Sep 24 12:24:40 CEST 2010

On Fri, Sep 24, 2010 at 11:03:28AM +0200, Susan Dittmar wrote:

> I would like to have TeX ask for user input, and then put the user's input
> on the paper in form of a barcode. I tried using code128.tex (see CTAN),
> but it looks like it never gets to the input's contents. Any ideas how I
> could solve that problem?
> \documentclass{article}
> \input{code128}
> \newcommand{\ID}{}
> \typein[\ID]{Identification Number:}
> \begin{document}
> Number: \ID\hspace*{\fill} \code{\ID}


Yours sincerely
  Heiko Oberdiek

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