Easy to generate and insert barcode on Excel spreadsheet
Avapose.Barcode for Excel
  • Mature barcode generation add-in for MS-Excel 2007/2010
  • Support 20+ common linear and 2D barcodes creation
  • Provide freely adjustable barcode options
  • Barcode for Excel includes creating QR Code in Excel, Code 128 in Excel, Code 39 in Excel, Data Matrix in Excel.
  • Seamlessly integrated into Microsoft Office Excel 2007 and 2010
  • Create single PDF 417 barcode and PDF-417 barcode lists with a few clicks
  • Compatible with all commonly used Windows operating systems
  • Flexible barcode sizing options provided to adjust PDF-417 barcode sizes
  • Easy installation and implementation of this add-in with detailed tutorial
  • All barcodes are pre-configured conforming to industry standards
  • No extra fonts are required for PDF 417 creation on Excel
  • Error correction function is valid for compensation for detection in the label
Excel PDF 417 is a PDF 417 generation function developed for Excel to generate PDF 417 barcodes on cells of Excel. Full barcode setting properties are customizable including some special features of PDF 417 conforming to its specification, like error correction level, data mode, row count, column count, truncated PDF 417, etc. You can easily adjust them in the barcode setting panel according to your need.
PDF 417 Add-In for Excel - PDF 417 Information
PDF 417, also named Portable Data File 417, PDF 417, PDF417 Truncated, is a stacked linear barcode symbol format used in various applications. In addition to the typical features of two dimensional barcodes, PDF 417 can link to other symbols which are scanned in sequence allowing even more data to be stored, thus it can be easily read with a simple linear scan swept over the symbol.
PDF 417 Valid Encoding Characters:
  • All ASCII 128 characters from value 0 to 127
  • Extended ASCII 128characters from 128 to 255 in accordance with ISO 8859-1
PDF 417 Add-In for Excel - PDF 417 Generation


Make sure the following are installed into your PC before you use and implement Excel PDF 417 Add-In:
  • Microsoft Office 2007 PIA
  • .NET Framework 3.5 SP1
  • Windows Installer 3.1
  • VSTO 3.0 Runtime SP1
  • Avapose.Barcode for Excel

Generating a Single PDF 417 on Excel

  1. Open your target Excel document and click "Create Barcode" under "Add-Ins" tab to activate Excel Barcode Add-In. Thus, a barcode setting panel named "Create Barcode" pops up immediately;
  2. Select a certain cell and choose "PDF 417" in the "barcode type" list pull-down list;
  3. Enter data with your need in the "data" box, like "Excel-PDF417";
  4. Adjust the parameters that are required like "Error correction level", "Data mode", "Row count", "Truncated PDF417", etc;
  5. Click "Generate" to output the target PDF 417 on the chosen cell of Excel.
If there is some requirement to customize the generated PDF 417, please select it and adjust the needed properties in the setting panel. Then, click "Update". Alternatively, you can delete the barcode by choosing the barcode and clicking "Delete" button.

Creating a PDF 417 List on Excel

  1. Activate Excel Barcode Add-In;
  2. Select a list of cells with data, choose "PDF 417" in the "barcode type" pull-down list;
  3. Customize the parameters that you need like "Error correction level", "Data mode", "Row count", "Truncated PDF417", etc;
  4. Click "Generate" and a list of PDF 417 barcodes appear on Excel as required.

Linking a Created PDF 417 to a Certain Cell on Excel

  1. Select the generated PDF 417 and click "link to cell";
  2. Select the target cell with data;
  3. Click "Update" where "link to cell" button is located;
  4. The generated PDF 417 is dynamically linked to the target cell.
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