Excel Planet Generator Data Encoding Tutorial

samples to input valid data and generate linear Planet images in Excel



Excel Planet Introduction

Excel Planet Add-In - Overview

Planet, also known as USPS PLANET Barcode, USPS Confirm Service Barcode, is a linear barcode symbology adopted by United States Postal Service for tracking purpose when mail is processed on automated mail processing equipment.

Excel Planet Barcode Add-In is a professional Planet barcode generator which allows you to generate & create Planet barcode in your Microsoft Office Excel 2003, Excel 2007 and Excel 2010 versions. You can generate/print high-quality Planet barcode images that are compatible with specifications and customize color, size, rotation, font, etc.

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Excel Planet Data Encoding

Planet Valid Character Set

Planet is a linear barcode symbology that encode numeric digits only.

  • 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Excel Planet provides the only one mode to encode Planet valid value:

Mode Planet
Sample Encoding 1. Choose Barcode Type to Planet

2. Write down data to encoded - "55566677788";

3. Set Image Format to PNG;

Sample Image


Planet Valid Length

Planet is a fixed-length linear barcode symbology, encoding 11-digit or 13-digit data without the last check digit.

Fixed-length 11 digits 13 digits
Sample Encoding 1.Choose Barcode Type to Planet

2.Write down data to encoded - "12345678900";

3.Set Image Format to PNG;



1.Choose Barcode Type to Planet

2.Write down data to encoded - "1234567890000";

3.Set Image Format to PNG;

Sample Image




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