Excel Postnet Generator Data Encoding Tutorial

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



Excel Postnet Introduction

Excel Postnet Add-In - Overview

Postnet, also known as USPS POSTNET Barcode, USPS POSTal Numeric Encoding Technique Barcode, is a delivery point barcodes adopted by United States Postal Services.


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

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Excel Postnet Data Encoding

Postnet Valid Character Set

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

  • 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

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

Mode Postnet
Valid Character Set 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Sample Encoding 1. Choose Barcode Type to Postnet

2. Write down data to encoded - "55555";

3. Set Image Format to PNG;

Sample Image


Postnet Valid Length

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

Fixed-length 5 digits 9 digits 11 digits
Sample Encoding 1.Choose Barcode Type to Postnet

2.Write down data to encoded - "34555";

3.Set Image Format to PNG;



1.Choose Barcode Type to Postnet

2.Write down data to encoded - "456789999";

3.Set Image Format to PNG;

1.Choose Barcode Type to Postnet

2.Write down data to encoded - "45678901111";

3.Set Image Format to PNG;



Sample Image




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