KA.Barcode for Excel
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How to generate and print GS1 128 images and change barcode size in Excel

EAN 128 Barcode for Excel: how to create EAN 128 barcodes in Excel without using font



  • Full integration into Microsoft Excel 2007/2010 versions
  • Easy GS1-128/ EAN-128 barcode generation into Excel spreadsheets
  • Simple to create GS1-128 single barcodes or barcode listes & tables within a few clicks
  • Dynamically link barcodes to cells for automatic data update
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  • Automatically calculate and add check digit for GS1-128 barcode
  • Compatible with lastest GS1 specification to ensure image validity
  • Various sizing options to generate GS1-128 with best size
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  • Easy to use barcode plugin for untrained users with no third party tools needed
GS1-128 Barcode Creator Addin Software is powerful barcoding tool for users to easily add barcode generation capability into MS Office Excel.
GS1 128 Barcode Structure
GS1-128/EAN-128
GS1-128 barcode image size is influenced by the following parameters:
  • Bar width (X): narrow bar width of Code 39; X min = 1 pixel.
  • Bar height (Y): bar height of EAN-13; default value is 60 pixels
  • Image Width: EAN-13 barcode width
  • Image Height: EAN-13 barcode width
  • Wide to narrow bar ratio (N) : the ratio of EAN-128 wide bar vs narrow bar
  • Left/Right Margin : quiet zone in EAN-128
GS1-128 Barcode Width Setting

Install KA.Barcode for Excel

  1. 1.
    Download KA.Barcode for Exceland unzip
  2. 2.
    Click KeepAutomation.Barcode.Excel.2007.Addin.msi to install
  3. 3.
    Open an Excel document. Click "install" in the pop-up "Microsoft Office Customization Installer" window
  4. 4.
    Switch to Add-In tab, click "Barcode" in the add-in, and a Barcode Setting panel pops up
  5. 5.
    Choose "GS1 128 (UCC/EAN 128)" in the "Barcode Type", input data, and click "OK"
  6. 6.
    Now a GS1 128 barcode image occurs in Excel

Making a GS1-128 with a Specified Bar Width and Height

In order to generate a GS1-128 with the smallest possible size, you are recommended to adjust the "Bar width (X)" and "Bar height (Y)" value. Default value is "1" and "60" pixels respectively.
  1. 1.
    Set the value "Bar width (X)" to "2" and "Bar Height (Y)" to "60" in the property panel
  2. 2.
    Click "OK", then an GS1-128 barcode image occurs in the Excel spreadsheet

Painting a GS1-128 with Defined Image Width & Height

In order to draw a GS1-128 with a fixed barcode size, you can simply input a proper value for the "Image width" and "Image height" parameterss, which define the size of the whole barcode image.
  1. 1.
    Set "Image width" to 120 pixels and "Image height" to 65 pixels
  2. 2.
    Click "OK" and a target GS1-128 with fixed size is generated

Adding Margins on Four Sides for GS1-128 Barcode

As is specified in the GS1 standars, a 10X margin is automatically added to the left & right sides of a generated GS1-128 barcode image. If you want to add more margins, please input value for "Left margin", "Right margin", "Tom margin" and "Bottom margin".
  1. 1.
    Set "Left margin" , "Right margin", "Top margin" and "Bottom margin"to 10 pixels
  2. 2.
    Click "OK" and a target GS1-128 with customized margins is generated