Bar & QR Codes

  • How do I insert a bar code?

    Select the “Barcode/QR code” button and click on “Barcode”. In the window which opens, first select the barcode type and then enter the barcode text. Then click on “Generate barcode”. You can move or rotate barcode on the label as with any other object.

    You can also insert a barcode when merging documents. After uploading your file, select the “Set up barcode/QR code” checkbox in the Mail merge wizard. Then specify the fields for which you want to create a barcode. "

     

  • What types of barcode are there, and what characters may I use?

    Code

    Permissible characters

    Length

    25 and 25i

    numbers (0-9)

    unlimited

    39

    numbers (0-9), upper case letters (A-Z), special characters (-.$/+%), space

    unlimited

    128

    almost the entire ASCII character set, including control characters

    unlimited

    EAN 2

    numbers (0-9)

    1-2 characters

    EAN 5

    numbers (0-9)

    4-5 characters

    EAN 8

    numbers (0-9)

    7-8 characters

    EAN 13

    numbers (0-9)

    12-13 characters

    UPC-A

    numbers (0-9)

    11-12 characters

    UPC-E

    numbers (0-9)

    11-12 characters

  • How do I insert a QR code?

    Select the “Barcode/QR code”button and click on “QR code”. In the window which opens, enter your text or target address. Then click on “Generate QR code”. You can move or rotate QR code on the label as with any other object.

    You can also insert a QR code when merging documents. After uploading your file, select the “Set up barcode/QR code” checkbox in the Mail merge wizard. Then specify the fields for which you want to create a QR code."