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Encode 2D Barcodes in Excel with VBA

by Nate Schubert by Nate Schubert Encoding 2D barcodes manually is virtually impossible due to the high-complexity of the mathematics involved in the process, and the amount of time it would take to do something manually which can be done nearly instantly with the help of an encoder, such as the Barcode Add-In for Microsoft…
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The Excel Barcode Add-in

by Nate Schubert Microsoft Excel is one of the most common software applications that can be used to generate a broad range of linear and 2D barcode types such as Code 128, Intelligent Mail, Interleaved 2 of 5, Data Matrix and PDF417 among others. While it is possible to install an ActiveX barcode generator into…
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How To Generate Barcodes from Fonts in FileMaker Pro

by Nate Schubert FileMaker Pro is a popular type of database software that can manage many different types of information related to inventory, invoicing, document control and much more. Barcode technology can also be integrated into FileMaker Pro databases which can add to benefits by decreasing human error and increasing speed and efficiency. Searching for…
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Word or Excel GS1-128 Barcode Generation

by Nate Schubert What is a GS1-128 barcode? GS1-128 is a barcode type that works from the Code 128 barcode specification. GS1-128 utilizes Application Identifiers to provide more data in a barcode about various things including sell by dates, due dates, packaging dates, serial numbers, production dates, and a variety of other important information that…
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Encoding Functions With 2D Barcode Fonts in Excel

by Nate Schubert Last week we wrote about one of our newest video tutorials which demonstrates how to encode functions with Code 128 barcode fonts in Microsoft Excel. This week, we’re happy to announce the release of another of our newest video tutorials which demonstrats how to encode functions with 2D barcode fonts in Microsoft…
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Encoding Functions With Code 128 Fonts in Excel

by Nate Schubert In all realms of business, Microsoft Excel continues to be one of the most popular methods of generating Code 128 Barcodes from fonts. Many IDAutomation customers find our barcode fonts to be very compatible with Excel, and are able to generate many barcodes quickly through our fonts and Excel font encoder tools.…
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Using Barcode Fonts in Macintosh

by Nate Schubert Generating barcodes on a Macintosh operating system is not as easy as it is with a Windows operating system, mainly because Windows has seen a lot more involvement in terms of business productivity. Because of this, it’s only natural that most products intended for use in a business environment would be geared…
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How To Make Code 128 Barcodes A, B & C in Excel

by Nate Schubert Microsoft Excel is one of the most common programs used to create barcodes with fonts, mainly because Excel is such a versatile application that can increase efficiency in virtually any industry. Because of this, many barcode software companies have created various components to generate barcodes in Excel, and the most preferred IDAutomation…
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How To Create a Code 39 MOD 43 Check Digit

by Nate Schubert This new IDAutomation Video Tutorial demonstrates how to use the Modulus 43 calculation to derive the check character, which is a character based off of a calculation of the data to ensure that the data has been correctly entered. The check character usually appears at the end of the data value and…
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Access Barcode Integration

by Nate Schubert Generating barcodes in Microsoft Access can add a variety of capability to your database. Assigning a barcode to products, customers or other types of inventory can add to efficiency in terms of reducing human error and actual labor. IDAutomation provides a variety of different products, based on your needs, to generate barcodes…
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