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
UPC-A Barcode FAQ in Word
UPC-A Word Add-in is an easy-to-configure barcode generation component which helps users to insert barcode generation capability into Word document. No programming skills and barcode knowledge are required as its intuitive user interface allows you to generate barcodes with just a few clicks.
You may need to create UPC-A in other developmental environments, thus, some other UPC-A specific barcode generators may help you like .NET UPC-A for SSRS, .NET UCP-A in Client RDLC, .NET UPC-A Library in Report Applications, ASP.NET UPC-A Component for Web Applications.
UPC-A Data Encoding in Word
This part focus on what kinds of data and how these data can be encoded for UPC-A barcode on Word documents:
UPC-A Valid Characters Encoded:
  • Numeric characters: 0 – 9
UPC-A Valid Subtypes and Valid Data Length:
  • UPC-A --- Basic type which supports 12 valid characters to be encoded excluding the last check sum digit;
  • UPC-A+2 --- An extra 2 supplement data can be encoded as a supplement barcode;
  • UPC-A+5 --- An extra 5 supplement characters can be encoded as a supplement barcode image;
UPC-A encoding data can be influenced by those following factors:
  • 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. UPC-A, UPC-A+2 and UPC-A+5 are valid here.
Encode UPC-A Data using Word Barcode Add-In
  • Barcode Add-In for Word needs to be downloaded and installed at first;
  • Install this barcode generator on your Word;
  • Activate the add-in and select your wanted barcode type in the "barcode type" pull-down list;
  • Enter the needed characters like "123456123456" in the "data" box;
  • Click "Generate" to display the created UPC-A barcode.
UPC-A Image Customization in Word
UPC-A image is customizable by setting the following parameters:
  • 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 UPC-A Image with Barcode Add-In for Word

  1. Select the existed UPC-A barcodes;
  2. Customize "Font" into your needed style and adjust other properties like "Calibri; Regular; 8";
  3. Click "Update" where "Generate" is located at last.
UPC-A Size Adjustment in Word
There may be a consideration on UPC-A size on Word documents, therefore, the following options are provided:
  • Supplement bar height --- the bar height of the supplement barcode which is the multiple of the Y dimension ranging from 0 to 1.0 inclusive.
  • Supplement bar space --- the distance between the end of the main barcode and the beginning of the add-on symbol, which ranges from 7X to 12X.
  • 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.
  • 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 UPC-A Size on Word Documents

  1. Select the existed UPC-A barcodes;
  2. Set the "Bar width" into "1", "Bar height" into "20", , "Left margin" into "4", "Right margin" into "4", "Top margin" into "4", "Right margin" into "4";
  3. Adjust the "Supplement bar height" into "1" and "Supplement bar space" into "7";
  4. Click "Update" where "Generate" is located at last.
Related UPC-A Products & Information
The following UPC-A products and UPC-A barcode creating information links relate to this product that may be of interest to you:
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