Complete Information for Adding Barcoding Features of Data Matrix in Microsoft Excel by Using Excel Add-In
Excel Versions Support
Flexile Size Setting
Flexible size option allows customization of the properties of created Data Matrix images to support adjusting height, width, bar alignment, quiet zone as well as the margin setting respectively.
Data Matrix generated by Excel Add-in shall be considered as conforming to International Standard and supporting the features defined in ISO / IEC 16022. Users could rotate the created images in 4 angles (0, 90, 180 and 270 degrees).
Data Matrix Special
Tilde Option of Data Matrix
The tilde character "~" is provided to allow easy encoding of the special characters in the input data, and tilde character "~" is easily applied by setting "EnableTilde" property to true.
Data Mode & Format Mode Option of Data Matrix
Data Matrix created by Excel Add-in supports 8 data mode and 30 Data Matrix format mode, both of them are selectable at the time of symbol creation.
Data Matrix Generation in Excel 2007 and 2010 by Using Add-In
Create a Data Matrix Barcode or Barcode list in Excel
It is easy to add single Data Matrix barcode image in Excel 2007 and 2010. Activate the "Add-Ins" tab, and then decide the barcode type and data that you need to encode. By clicking the "Generate" button, a Data Matrix image will displayed in the cell of excel where the cursor located.
Barcode list or catalogues generation is also supported by this Excel Add-in, the selected cells are converted into the required barcodes with a single click. Users are able to change barcode images by setting the properties of the panel, update will be completed by clicking "Update" button.
Link single or Multiple Barcodes to Cell
Users could create dynamically linking single barcode as well as multiple barcodes with the content in the Excel spreadsheet. After the barcode generation, you need to click the "link to cell" and select a cell with content, and then click the "update" button. Data that encoded in the created barcode images will be changed dynamically in the created barcode images. "Cancel" button helps you to undo the process.
To create dynamically linking multiple barcodes, users need to repeat the steps above and just click the "update link to cell" to update the created barcode images.