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Why can't I resize a barcode to a specific size?

TLDR*

Barcodes must scale from 1x (smallest) to 2x by doubling the amount of dots used. Unfortunately, there is no size between 1x and 2x.

*Too Long Didn't Read

Label LIVE tries to prevent you from "breaking" a barcode. A broken (or failed) barcode is highly frustrating because it won't scan with a barcode scanner.

Read more at Understanding Thermal Printer DPI.

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