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  • Easy-to-use barcode add-in for Microsoft Word 2007/2010
  • No need for barcode font or programming knowledge
  • Linear & 2D barcode generation for all printers
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Code 39 Barcode FAQ in Word
Code 39 Barcode Add-In for Word is a robust and professional barcode creation component for Word which can be easily installed, used and implemented under all Windows operating systems. It allows users of Microsoft Word 2007 or 2010 to easily integrate Code 39 features into applications, such as wide bar to narrow ratio, the space between characters, start and stop characters, bar width and height, rotation angle, etc.
Some other barcode tools may be required to create Code 39 barcodes for your applications, such as .NET Code 39 Barcode Generator, Code 39 for Crystal Report, Code 39 Barcode Fonts, and Java Code 39 Class Library.
Code 39 Data Encoding in Word
Code 39 Barcode Add-In for Word is designed according to the latest industry specifications, which allows the following data to be easily encoded for high quality Code 39 barcodes:
Code 39 Encodable Characters:
  • Numeric characters: 0 - 9
  • Special characters: - (Dash), $ (Dollar), % (Percentage), (Space), . (Point), / (Slash), + (Plus)
  • Uppercase letters: A - Z
Code 39 Extension Valid Data:
  • Standard ASCII values 0-127
Code 39 Valid Data Length:
  • Variable data length
Code 39 encoding data can be influenced by those following factors:
  • Apply tilde --- Enable it to use the tilde character for specifying the special characters in the data to be encoded.
  • data --- The data to be encoded. This property lets you encode desired data.
  • barcode type --- Barcode types could be changed by setting this property, default value is Code 128. Code 39 and Code 39 Extension are valid here.

Encode Code 39 Data using Word Barcode Add-In

  1. Barcode Add-In for Word needs to be downloaded and installed at first;
  2. Install this barcode generator on your Word;
  3. Activate the add-in and choose "Code 39" in the "barcode type";
  4. Input the data to be encoded like "CODE39-IN-WORD" in the "data" box;
  5. Customize the properties that are required and click "Generate" to display the created Code 39 barcode.
Code 39 Image Customization in Word
Code 39 image is customizable by setting the following parameters:
  • Show star stop (*) --- Enable it to show the start and stop characters on the both sided of Code 39 encoded data.
  • Add checksum char --- Determine whether to calculate and add the check character to the data of Code 39.
  • Display checksum char --- Determine whether to display the last check sum character (s) in the barcode text.
  • Font --- Adjust the font style of the barcode text under image.
  • Display barcode data --- For displaying the human readable interpretation or not.
  • Rotate --- Set the rotation angle into 0, 90, 180 or 270 degrees.

Customize Code 39 Image with Barcode Add-In for Word

  1. Selecte the generated Code 39 barcodes;
  2. Enable "Show start stop (*)", "Add checksum char", "Apply tilde", "Display barcode data";
  3. Set the rotation angle of the barcode to "270" in the "Rotate";
  4. Customize "Font" into your needed style like "Times New Roman; Regular; 11";
  5. Click "Update" where "Generate" is located at last.
Code 39 Size Adjustment in Word
There may be a consideration on Code 39 size on Word documents, therefore, the following options are provided:
  • Bar width (X) --- The width value of the barcode narrowest bar module (X).
  • Bar height (Y) --- The height value of the bar.
  • Image width --- The width value of whole barcode image.
  • Image height --- The height value of the whole barcode image.
  • Wide to narrow bar ratio (N) --- The proportion of the wide bar to the narrowest one, ranging from 2.0 to 3.0.
  • I --- The space between characters of Cod 39, the value of which is the multiple of the bar module (X) and arranging 1.0X to 56.3X.
  • Left margin --- The value of the left margin.
  • Right margin --- The value of the right margin.
  • Bottom margin --- The value of the bottom margin.
  • Top margin --- The value of the top margin.
  • Text margin --- The space between the barcode symbol and human-readable interpretation.

Adjust Code 39 Size on Word Documents

  1. Select the generated Code 39 barcodes;
  2. Set the "Bar width" into "3", "Bar height" into "50", , "Left margin" into "5", "Right margin" into "5", "Top margin" into "5", "Right margin" into "5";
  3. Select a proper style for "Font" to adjust the text interpretation of Code 39 like "Times New Roman; Regular; 11";
  4. Adjust "N" into "2.5" and "I" into "6" if required;
  5. Click "Update" where "Generate" is located at last.
Related Code 39 Products & Information
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