Word UPC-E Generator Data Encoding Tutorial

samples to input valid data and generate linear UPC-E images in Word


UPC-E Generator Add-in for Word Introduction

UPC-E Creator for Word Overview

UPC-E, also known as Universal Product Code version E, GTIN-12 with lead 0, GS1-12, UCC-12, is the short form representation of a UPC number.

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The UPC-E barcode plug-in is a UPC-E barcode image generator for Word, which is capable of easily adding high quality UPC-E barcode images in Microsoft Word 2003/2007/2010 documents. The UPC-E Add-in installation on Word is simple and requires no programming skills for users. It is easy to encode the valid digit into the UPC-E barcode symbol via the Word UPC-E add-in. Flexible UPC-E barcode properties, developed from the latest UPC-E standard, allows Word UPC-E add-in users easily configuring the UPC-E barcode images in Word documents.

This page explains in detail how you can encode valid data for a UPC-E generation in Microsoft Word documents with OnBarcode Word Barcode Add-In, here are some other tutorials you might need on how to customize image and size for a created UPC-E in Word.

UPC-E Barcode Related Products

Onbarcode is a professional barcode solution supplier. We supply both Word barcode add-ins for generating UPC-E and other barcode creation components to add UPC-E printing functionality in different developmental environment, like:

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  • BIRT UPC-E Generation Component, integrate UPC-E barcode image printing functionality into BIRT Reports.


Encode data into UPC-E Image in Word

UPC-E Valid Character Set

The UPC-E barcode is often used on products with a small labeling field that a full UPC-A barcode, whose image size is larger than the labeling field, is not suitable. The UPC-E barcode symbol is compressed from the UPC-A barcode symbology. It compresses out extra zeros of the UPC-A, and has about half size as the later one.

An UPC-E symbol is a fixed length barcode and only encodes 6 digits. UPC-E barcode only encodes numeric characters from 0 through 9:

UPC-E Character Set: 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9.

UPC-E Barcode Symbol Components

If encoding the numeric string "123456" into an UPC-E symbol, it looks like the following image:

An UPC-E barcode symbology is made up of three fields from the left to right:

1. System number, a single digit at the left side of the UPC-E symbol. The first digit "0" in the above UPC-E image

2. Manufacturer code & Product code, the digits "123456" in the above UPC-E image. In UPC-E barcode symbol, the encoded six digits, converted from the five digits of manufacturer code and the five digits of product code in UPC-A, represents the manufacturer code and product code.

3. Check digit, the last digit. Numeric "5" in the above image

Encode data into UPC-E in Word

  • Make sure Word Barcode add-in has been installed
  • Open Word and switch to the Barcode toolbar->Add Ins tab
  • Open the Bar code Panel and select the UPC-E from the barcode type list
  • Enter 6 digits of the Manufacturer Code and Product into the data box
  • Configure barcode properties as your requirements.
  • Click Update button. A UPC-E image exported in Word!

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