Libre Barcode 39 in Google Doc Template

Does anybody use the font Libre Barcode 39 in a Google Doc Workflow Template to create PDF?

Here you learn how to identify a Barcode.
Code 39 for 1234 looks like this:
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When I write 1234 in a Google Doc and change the font into Libre Barcode 39 Text it looks like this:
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It’s not scanable, because it is missing the red parts in the beginning and at the end of the code.

Here I learned to wrap it into asterisks like:
*1234*

When I do this it looks like this:
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Now it’s scanable. But it has an unnecessary block at the end.
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You have to cover it to scan the Barcode.

So I wrote *1234*__ to get this:
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My question is: How can I get rid of the last part that is not necessary?

Adding @Phil because you once told me about a customer who is using this font.

Tagging @Aleksi @Peter @Phil - do you have any insights on that?

Did you try and test other bar code generator service?

Yes I’ve tried also this one but I prefer using the font Libre Barcode 39 in a Google Doc, so that I don’t have to use another service.

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hmmmmm. Exactly not sure how your problem comes, but what is going to happen if you wrap your expression to generate URL by ENCODEURL() expression? Basically the image (bar code/qr code) on the appsheet is generated out of URL we app creators defines, so old type of solution of “encode” may bring different result…

I tried to explain the problem in this document. Feel free to play around :grinning:

https://www.papersurvey.io/blog/how-to-use-mailmerge-with-paper-surveys

This article is talking about MS Word, but you may need to consider something over Google doc as well?

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Question , because the qr code is generated in a virtual column is doesn’t get stored in the data source right?

Is there a way to make it appear in the data source as I am going to create a pdf from template from the data source and I need the qr code to be present.

Any Ideas on how to go about it?

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