LibreOffice & OpenOffice
Barcode images in documents
Add a barcode image
How to add a barcode image into a LibreOffice or OpenOffice document (Windows)
Launch the ActiveBarcode Application and create the barcode according to your needs. If you need
information of how to use the ActiveBarcode Application click
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
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
Now open or activate your LibreOffice or OpenOffice document and move your cursor to that place you
want to insert the barcode image. Now select "Paste" from the "Edit" menu of your Office
The barcode will be placed into your document:
This manual was created by Frank Horn