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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Dec 2007

    Unanswered: convert number to barcode

    my project is in MS Access.
    In that I want to convert a number to barcode.
    in my form when i enter number in textbox and click on button then it will convert that no to barcode.
    Is it posiible or not?

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Nov 2004
    out on a limb
    Provided Answers: 59
    depends on what target barcode you want to generate
    the most effective way of doing this is to use a barcode control, usually an OCX/Activex control that does the ahrd part of actaully creating the barcode. If its a pretty simple barcode (Code 39, or possibly EAN) then you may be able to create your own control.. otherwise I'd search google for a barcode control.

    heck you may even be able to get one for free

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Adelaide, South Australia
    If the number is unique and represents what the barcode is to translate to, you can do it with nothing more than a barcode font.
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