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How to add a barcode image into an OpenOffice document (Windows)

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Launch the ActiveBarcode Application and create the barcode according to your needs. If you need information of how to use the ActiveBarcode Application click here.

After creating the barcode you copy it into the Windows clipboard. To do this select "Copy Bitmap" or "Copy Meta" from the "Edit" menu (A description of the whole menu is located here).

Edit menu

If you want to place a bitmap image to your document use the function "Copy Bitmap". You do this, if you need a barcode in an exact size.

If you want to place a vector graphics to your document use the function "Copy Meta". You do this, if you want to freely resize the barcode in your document.

The barcode will now be copied to the Windows clipboard and is available for nearly any application running on your system.

Now activate your OpenOffice,org document and move your cursor to that place you want to insert the barcode image. Now select "Insert" from the "Edit" menu of your OpenOffice.org application:

Barcode, OpenOffice

The barcode will be placed into your document:

Barcode, OpenOffice

This manual was created by Frank Horn


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Icon How to add a barcode image to a document using the Windows clipboard, e.g. as freely scalable vector graphics into OpenOffice. 253KB

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