OCR-A & OCR-B Fonts CD-ROM

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Morovia OCR-A & OCR-B Fonts

OCR-A and OCR-B are widely used in passport, bank checks, serial tracking labels, credit card imprints, cash registers, license plates and US postal mail. Morovia OCR-A & OCR-B Fontware contains all different sizes of OCR-A and OCR-B fonts (6 sizes in total). These fonts comply to the most recent ANSI standards X3.17-2000 and X3.49-1982. Special symbols for euro-banking are also included with each font.

Package Contents

Morovia OCR-A & OCR-B Font package contains a total of 8 OCR-A and OCR-B fonts. To meet the ANSI measurement requirements, these fonts should be printed at point size 12.

For application compatibility, two fonts (OCR A and OCR B) are added. They are identical to MRV OCRA I and MRV OCRB I fonts respectively except the typeface names.

OCR Font FILES
Font NameANSI SizeCharacter Spacing (inch)CPI
MRV OCRA IOCR-A Size I0.01010
MRV OCRA IVOCR-A Size IV0.01437
MRV OCRB IOCR-B Size I0.01010
MRV OCRB IIIOCR-B Size III0.01010
MRV OCRB IVOCR-B Size IV0.01437
OCR Asame as MRV OCRA I
OCR Bsame as MRV OCRB I

Euro-Banking and National Symbols

Morovia OCR-A fonts implement all symbols required by the ISO standard, which contains several euro-banking symbols and National symbols.

SymbolCharacter CodeCorresponding Latin Character
Chair ocr-a chair symboloxf0eth
Fork ocr-a fork symbol0x5F_ (underscore)
Hook ocr-a hook symbol0x7E~ (asciitilde)
Vertical Mark ocr-a vertical mark symbol0x7C| (pipe)

To input the Chair symbol, you can use extended character input method. On Windows platform, this can be achieved by holding ALT key and pressing 240 at the numeric keypad (located at the right of the normal keyboard).

Character Drawings

  • OCR-A Size I (corresponding font MRV OCRA I)
    OCRA size I drawing
  • OCR-A Size III (corresponding font MRV OCRA III)
    OCRA size III drawing
  • OCR-A Size IV (Corresponding font MRV OCRA IV)
    OCRA size IV drawing
  • OCR-B Size I (corresponding font MRV OCRB I)
    OCRB size I drawing
  • OCR-B Size III (corresponding font MRV OCRB III)
    OCRB size III drawing
  • OCR-B Size IV (corresponding font MRV OCRB IV)
    OCRB size IV drawing