Code 128 Barcode Add-In for Microsoft Excel

No barcode Code 128 font, Excel macro, formula, vba, to create, print Code 128 images in Excel spreadsheet

How to create Code 128 barcode images in Office Excel document

  1. Download Excel Code 128 Barcode Generator software
  2. Install Excel addon to create Code 128 images in Microsoft Excel files
  3. Step by Step Tutorial

  • Seamlessly integrate into Microsoft Office Excel 2019/2016/2013/2010/2007
  • Easy to install barcode add-in, no need any barcode font, macro vba script.
  • Easy to generate multiple Code-128 barcodes from a list of cells
  • Free barcode addin software downloads. Complete demo source code included.
  • Insert Code 128 barcodes in Excel spreadsheets within a few seconds
  • Code 128 Add-in may print reliable and professional quality barcodes in Excel
  • Industry standards of Code 128 are well pre-configured
  • No specifications of Code 128 are necessary for any users
  • Programming skills and barcode fonts are not required
  • Automatically compute and add the check digit of Code 128
  • High quality Code 128 images are printed even on low-resolution printers

A quick video tutorial for making, printing Code 128 in Excel


Code 128 Barcode Addin is designed by to draw Code 128 barcode images for MS Excel spreadsheet. This barcode generator is able to link barcodes to cell-contents. Besides, the generated barcode images using this add-in do comply with GS1, ISO/IEC specifications. provides Barcode (not font) Excel Generator Add In for Excel as well as other professional & reliable 1D & 2D barcode add-ins for Excel and Word, including Code 39 excel addin, GS1 128 excel addin, UPC-A barcode addin for excel, QR Code generator for excel, etc.
  • Easily and efficiently insert Code 128 barcode images in Microsoft Office Excel spreadsheets.
  • Both single Code 128 barcode and Code 128 barcode lists can be created easily and fast in Excel workbooks.
  • Article lists or catalogues may be produced using our barcode generator addin without any effort.
  • All selected cells may be converted into Code 128 barcodes and the barcode data can be automatically updated with the excel cell contents.
  • Parameters of Code 128, such as barcode size, barcode types, rotation etc, may be adjusted or modulated to meet required specifications.
  • Thermal printers support allows creation of high quality Code 128 barcode images for Excel.
  • Excel Code 128 Barcode add-in can be compatible with Microsoft Excel Office 2016, 2013, 2010 and 2007.

Code 128 Barcode Data Characters Encoding in Office Excel


Code 128 data character set

Code 128 barcode supports the following data characters

  • All 128 Full ASCII characters defined in ISO/IEC 646
  • Extended ASCII characters are also supported.

Code 128 Data Code Sets in Excel

Code 128 has defined the following three Code Sets in ISO specification to encode Code 128 data message: Code Set A, Set B, Set C.

In Excel Code 128 generator, you could use barcode type Code 128 A, Code 128 B, Code 128 C to encode each Code Set.

However lots of Code 128 data will include characters from more than one Code sets. To encode these complicated data message, Excel code 128 generator provides a simple solution for you. You could choose barcode type Code 128. The Code 128 generator in Excel will automatically encode the data message with combined Code 128 code sets.

Code 128 check digit character in Excel

Each valid Code 128 barcode includes a check digit character, which is based on module 103 algorithm. You can view the details about How to calculate Code 128 check digit with video explained.

In Excel Code 128 barcode generator software, the property "Add checksum char" under tab "1D Barcode" is not appliable for Code 128. The software will automatically calculate and create a check digit character in code 128 barcode before the Stop character.

Code 128 Barcode Image Dimension Size in Excel file

Using Excel Code 128 barcode generator Add-in, you can apply the following properties for Code 128 image dimension size.
  • Unit of Measure. You can choose PIXEL, CM or INCH.
  • DPI. Image resolution
  • Bar width (X): Width of narrow element. The mimumum bar width is defined by the application specification
  • Bar height (Y): Bar module height.
  • Image width. Code 128 image width
  • Image height. Code 128 image height
  • Left margin, Right margin: Quiet zone. the minimum width of quiet zone is 10X.
  • Top margin, Bottom margin: Quiet zone.
  • Text margin: Space between bar and text below
You can view the Code 128 Barcode Size Calculator here.

Create Code 128 Barcode into MS Excel


How to Generate Code 128 Barcode for Excel

Start with a new excel workbook to activate the task panel. Choose "CODE 128" that enables the encodable characters automatically to be changed from one code set to another. And type specified data. Then click "Generate" to create the corresponding Code 128 barcode image.

How to Configure Code 128 in Excel

After the generation of Code 128 images, users may move the cursor to "Barcode size" and "1D Barcode". Modulate the width, height, margins, etc. And GS1 Application Identifiers and some special characters can be encoded by checking "Apply title (~)" enables. And then click "Update".

How to Create Code 128 Barcode List in Excel

The Excel Barcode Add-In is used to create not only a single Code 128 barcode image, but also Code 128 barcode lists or tables. Select a column or row of data cells, choose "CODE 128", and then click "Generate".

How to Link Code 128 to Cell for Excel

The "Link To Cell" is a useful barcoding feature of our Excel Barcode Add-In. Open a new Excel spreadsheet to generate a Code 128 image. Then click "Link To Cell" (Undo it, click "Cancel"). Chose a cell with data, and then click "Update".
In addition, this button is also used to create dynamic Code 128 barcode images which will be automatically updated whenever the contents of cells are changed.
More details will be represented by with Integration Tutorial for Office Excel Barcode Generator.

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