Integrate barcode technology into Word documents
Avapose.Barcode for Word
  • 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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QR Code Barcode FAQ in Word
QR Code Word Add-In is developed for the users of Microsoft Word 2007 and Microsoft Word 2010. Complete functions for QR Code creation on Word are available in an intuitive barcode setting panel. Thus, bar width and height, Image width and height, barcode rotation angle, bar alignment, etc are freely customizable with this panel.
If you want to generate EAN-13 barcodes for other applications or in other developmental environments you may use .NET QR Code Barcode Generator, QR Code for Crystal Report, QR Code Barcode Fonts, and Java QR Code Class Library.
QR Code Data Encoding in Word
QR Code 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 QR Code barcodes:
QR Code Valid Encoding Characters and Data Mode:
  • Numeric characters: 0 - 9
  • Alphanumeric data (digits 0 - 9; upper case letters A -Z; nine other characters: space, $ % * + - . / : )
  • Byte data
  • Kanji characters
Each data type has its corresponding data mode for encoding your needed characters.
QR Code Valid Data Length:
  • Variable data length
QR Code encoding data can be influenced by those following factors:
  • Apply tilde --- Tilde character (~).When enabled, the tilde character (~) is used to specify the special character in the input data.
  • 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.
  • Error correction level --- To enable the capability of QR Code to restore the data even it is partially dirty or damaged. It is valid among L, M, Q and H.

Encode QR Code 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 "QR Code" in the "barcode type";
  4. Select a proper "Data mode" according to the data to be encoded like "ALPHANUMERIC" and enable "Apply tilde" if you want to specify the special characters in the input data;
  5. Input the data to be encoded like "QRCODE-123" in the "data" box;
  6. Customize the "Error correction level" into "H";
  7. Customize the properties that are required and click "Generate" to display the created QR Code barcode.
QR Code Image Customization in Word
During the implementation of Word QR Code Add-In, the following parameters are customizable to change the image of the generated QR Code image on Word documents:
  • Rotate --- Set the rotation angle into 0, 90, 180 or 270 degrees.
  • Bar Alignment --- to put the barcode at the right, center and left inside the image.

Customize QR Code Image with Barcode Add-In for Word

  1. Select the existed QR Code;
  2. Set the rotation angle of the barcode image into any valid angle like "270";
  3. Select the proper position to put the bar module by setting "Bar alignment" like "LEFT";
  4. Click "Update" where "Generate" is located at last.
QR Code Size Adjustment in Word
There may be a consideration on QR Code size on Word documents, therefore, the following options are provided:
  • Version --- Ranges from 1 to 40 to change the size of QR Code.
  • Bar width (X) --- The width value of the barcode narrowest bar module (X).
  • Image width --- The width value of whole barcode image.
  • Image height --- The height value of the whole barcode image.
  • 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.

Adjust QR Code Size on Word Documents

  1. Download and install Word Barcode Generator;
  2. Select the existed QR Code;
  3. Customize "Bar width" into "2", "Bar height" into "60", , "Left margin" into "2", "Right margin" into "2", "Top margin" into "2", "Right margin" into "2";
  4. Customize the "Version" for your needed one such as "5";
  5. Click "Update" where "Generate" is located at last.
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