[scribus] EAN-5 Price code for non-English speaking countries.

Owen rcook at pcug.org.au
Thu May 14 22:58:17 CEST 2009

> Still working on my /Scribus cover design e-book.
> In English-speaking countries a 5 digit price code add-on to the
> ISBN bar code is semi-obligatory.  In the USA the major bookstore
> chain Barnes and Noble requires it. This five digit number begins
> with a single digit currency indicator, e.g. 5 for USD and 6 for the
> British Pound etc.
> What about non-English speaking countries? Do they use the price code
> extension at all? If so, what are the currency indicators for the
> Euro, the Japanese Yen and so on?

One can only infer from
http://www.activebarcode.com/codes/ean5_ean2.html that it is an
english language thing, and does not apply for non english countries 
(and publications)



More information about the scribus mailing list