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Word Bar code Plug-In create bar codes in Microsoft Office Word Documents

Overview provides barcode printing add-in for Microsoft Word users and software developers. With this barcode generator software you create and print a large number of barcode symbologies that are used in industry and commerce in excellent quality.
The generation of barcode images in Microsoft Word documents is quick and simple. No programming skills are required. The integration in Microsoft Office Word can be finished with a few mouse clicks.

MS Office Word Barcode Add-ins support making most common linear (1D) and matrix (2D) bar codes in Word 2007 and others, including:

2D Barcodes Code-39 related Code-128 related Code-25 related EAN/UPC related Other Linear Barcodes
Data Matrix






Code 2 of 5

Interleaved 2 of 5













USPS Intelligent Mail Barcode (OneCode)


MSI Plessey


Over 70 Barcode Formats are supported by the Word Barcode Add-in including linear and 2D barcode symbologies. All barcode parameters are adjustable like barcode types, module width (X dimension), check digit calculation, bar/space ratio, rotation, colors, fonts, alignment etc. Extra configuration dialogs with specific bar code options are provided for 2D barcode symbologies. High level bar-code readability is configured by default parameters of each bar code type. Timesaving barcode plug-in helps you create barcodes in Microsoft Word documents with a few seconds. Pixel Shaving support allows a barcode quality enhancement technique to optimize printing tolerance or bitmap output.
It is compatible with various printers. No special printers or hardware extensions are required. This product also supports thermal transfer printers: Support for label printers with low output resolution. Draw directly to graphics objects or printer devices in the highest possible resolution. The barcode image can be saved as various image formats like BMP, GIF, JPG, TIF, and PNG. This barcode add-in computes check digits automatically (in contrast to barcode fonts).

Steps of generating and Printing Bar codes in Microsoft Word earlier versions to 2007:

1.Choose Insert Object from the menu and select the KDBarCode.
2.A bar code appears instantly in your Microsoft Word document.
3.In Word 2007 click the Insert Controls button in the Developer ribbon.

Approaches of inserting a bar code into Microsoft Word 2007/2010:
1.Switch to the Add-In tab.
2.Open the KDBarCode Panel.
3.Select the barcode type (e.g. Code 39).
4.Enter your barcode data.
5.Adjust the size of the barcode like width, height, module width etc.
6.Click the button Insert Barcode. Done!

Configuration of Codabar Parameters
1.Right click on the bar code object and opens the property pages, which show all bar code parameters in a clear overview.
2.Adjust all parameters like bar code type, font characteristics, module width (X dimension), check digit calculation (and many more) easily.
3.For each 2D symbology (e.g. PDF417, Data Matrix, QRCode) there are extra configuration dialogs with specific bar code options.
4.The initial parameters of each bar code type ensure good bar-code readability by default.