[GNC] A Linux utility/program to print ABA and account

John Ralls jralls at ceridwen.us
Thu May 20 11:12:46 EDT 2021

> On May 20, 2021, at 7:32 AM, David G. Pickett via gnucash-user <gnucash-user at gnucash.org> wrote:
> Check numbers are in magnetic ink for reading by MICR scanners, but . . .
> I deposit many checks by photo, so any print would probably work for the digits, but . . .
> You need the symbols that divide the fields: transit mark, slash, dash, paragraph or on-us marks.  I would be amazed if Unicode did not have all this.  Having the ABA style numbers would not hurt, and they are probably in there, too.  Let me ask my friend Google.
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magnetic_ink_character_recognition  
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ISO_2033#Character_set_for_E-13B

Notice that the code points for the numbers are the plain ASCII ones. You need a typeface with the MICR glyphs.

John Ralls

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