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Mail merge on Code 128 HR option using Add-in is not producing a good barcode?

I have installed the Barcode Add In for Excel and Code 128 Fonts. I select the Code 128 HR option in Excel and everything looks good. Then I merge the data into Word. After I merge the data and apply the IDAutomationC128L font, the barcode just does not look right. The alpha characters display but the numeric characters do not.
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How can I resolve this issue?


07-25-12     2586 day(s) ago    

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Ben

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To resolve the issue caused by an incompatibility between the encoded Unicode characters for Code 128 (required to produce the barcode and human readable) and Microsoft Word through mail merge, the Code 128 option within the Add-In must be selected. A separate column will be required to hold the human readable data. The barcode field and the human readable field will need to be merged into Word. Please view an example video:



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