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Excel VBA Encoding

I tried implementing the VBA Font Encoder in Excel to create Code 128 barcodes. Is there something I am missing?



Operating System: Windows

Application: Excel

10-10-16     403 day(s) ago     Views: 727

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2016 Update:
A new product (Native Barcode Generator for Excel) has been released since this post was resolved that offers an easier method of generating barcodes in Excel.


[Support Note: Communicated with client via chat/email.]

1. Issue: Client was previously saving Excel spreadsheet to CSV and had to keep reimporting VBA to encode data.

Solution: Advised client to save their spreadsheet as an XLSM (Excel macro-enabled workbook), which allows the VBA to stay attached to spreadsheet and to export the results as a new CSV file and not overwrite original XLSM file.

2. Issue: Client saved CSV file directly to XLSM and VBA would not stay attached.

Solution: Advised client that Excel could be mishandling the file conversion and that they try creating a new XLSM file, attaching the VBA to it, copy/pasting their data in, and retry the encoding. This worked for the client.



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