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Add Barcode to Word Document in VB.NET - Microsoft Word

BarCode SDK sample in Microsoft Word demonstrating ‘Add Barcode to Word Document in VB.NET’

Module1.vb
' IMPORTANT:
' Copy input.doc to your my documents folder
' and change the path to "input.doc" below 
' Word requires to provide absolute path to input files
'
'


Imports System
Imports System.Collections.Generic
Imports System.Drawing
Imports System.IO
Imports System.Text
Imports System.Windows.Forms

Imports Bytescout.BarCode

Module Module1
    <STAThread()> _
    Sub Main()
        ' Create new barcode
        Dim barcode As New Barcode()

        ' Set symbology
        barcode.Symbology = SymbologyType.Codabar
        ' Set value
        barcode.Value = "123456"

        ' Add checksum to barcode
        barcode.AddChecksum = True

        ' Create word instance
        Dim appWord As New Microsoft.Office.Interop.Word.Application()

        ' Hide word
        appWord.Visible = False

        ' Create missing object
        Dim mis As Object = System.Reflection.Missing.Value
        ' Template file - change to the appropraite path where you copied input.doc
        Dim fileInput As Object = "C:\input.doc"
        ' Template file -  change to the appropraite path where you copied input.doc
        Dim fileOutput As Object = "C:\output.doc"

        ' Open document
        Dim docWord As Microsoft.Office.Interop.Word.Document = appWord.Documents.Open(fileInput, mis, mis, mis, mis, mis, mis, mis, mis, mis, mis, mis, mis, mis, mis, mis)

        ' Set bookmark name
        Dim bookmarkName As Object = "MyBookmark"

        ' Get bookmark location
        Dim bookmarkLocation As Microsoft.Office.Interop.Word.Range = docWord.Bookmarks(bookmarkName).Range()

        ' Get barcode image
        Dim image As Bitmap = DirectCast(barcode.GetImage(), Bitmap)

        ' Copy image to the clipboard
        Clipboard.SetDataObject(image)

        ' Paste barcode image to the document
        bookmarkLocation.Paste()

        ' Save to the new document
        docWord.SaveAs(fileOutput, mis, mis, mis, mis, mis, mis, mis, mis, mis, mis, mis, mis, mis, mis, mis)

        ' We needn't save changes
        Dim saveChanges As Object = False

        ' Close word application
        appWord.Quit(saveChanges, mis, mis)

        ' Release COM object
        System.Runtime.InteropServices.Marshal.ReleaseComObject(appWord)
    End Sub

End Module

Resources.Designer.vb
��'------------------------------------------------------------------------------

' <auto-generated>

'     This code was generated by a tool.

'     Runtime Version:2.0.50727.1433

'

'     Changes to this file may cause incorrect behavior and will be lost if

'     the code is regenerated.

' </auto-generated>

'------------------------------------------------------------------------------



Option Strict On

Option Explicit On





Namespace My.Resources

    

    'This class was auto-generated by the StronglyTypedResourceBuilder

    'class via a tool like ResGen or Visual Studio.

    'To add or remove a member, edit your .ResX file then rerun ResGen

    'with the /str option, or rebuild your VS project.

    '<summary>

    '  A strongly-typed resource class, for looking up localized strings, etc.

    '</summary>

    <Global.System.CodeDom.Compiler.GeneratedCodeAttribute("System.Resources.Tools.StronglyTypedResourceBuilder", "2.0.0.0"),  _

     Global.System.Diagnostics.DebuggerNonUserCodeAttribute(),  _

     Global.System.Runtime.CompilerServices.CompilerGeneratedAttribute(),  _

     Global.Microsoft.VisualBasic.HideModuleNameAttribute()>  _

    Friend Module Resources

        

        Private resourceMan As Global.System.Resources.ResourceManager

        

        Private resourceCulture As Global.System.Globalization.CultureInfo

        

        '<summary>

        '  Returns the cached ResourceManager instance used by this class.

        '</summary>

        <Global.System.ComponentModel.EditorBrowsableAttribute(Global.System.ComponentModel.EditorBrowsableState.Advanced)>  _

        Friend ReadOnly Property ResourceManager() As Global.System.Resources.ResourceManager

            Get

                If Object.ReferenceEquals(resourceMan, Nothing) Then

                    Dim temp As Global.System.Resources.ResourceManager = New Global.System.Resources.ResourceManager("InsertIntoMicrosoftWordDocument_VB.NET.Resources", GetType(Resources).Assembly)

                    resourceMan = temp

                End If

                Return resourceMan

            End Get

        End Property

        

        '<summary>

        '  Overrides the current thread's CurrentUICulture property for all

        '  resource lookups using this strongly typed resource class.

        '</summary>

        <Global.System.ComponentModel.EditorBrowsableAttribute(Global.System.ComponentModel.EditorBrowsableState.Advanced)>  _

        Friend Property Culture() As Global.System.Globalization.CultureInfo

            Get

                Return resourceCulture

            End Get

            Set(ByVal value As Global.System.Globalization.CultureInfo)

                resourceCulture = value

            End Set

        End Property

    End Module

End Namespace


Settings.Designer.vb
��'------------------------------------------------------------------------------

' <auto-generated>

'     This code was generated by a tool.

'     Runtime Version:2.0.50727.1433

'

'     Changes to this file may cause incorrect behavior and will be lost if

'     the code is regenerated.

' </auto-generated>

'------------------------------------------------------------------------------



Option Strict On

Option Explicit On





Namespace My



    <Global.System.Runtime.CompilerServices.CompilerGeneratedAttribute(),  _

     Global.System.CodeDom.Compiler.GeneratedCodeAttribute("Microsoft.VisualStudio.Editors.SettingsDesigner.SettingsSingleFileGenerator", "9.0.0.0"),  _

     Global.System.ComponentModel.EditorBrowsableAttribute(Global.System.ComponentModel.EditorBrowsableState.Advanced)>  _

    Partial Friend NotInheritable Class MySettings

        Inherits Global.System.Configuration.ApplicationSettingsBase

        

        Private Shared defaultInstance As MySettings = CType(Global.System.Configuration.ApplicationSettingsBase.Synchronized(New MySettings), MySettings)

        

#Region "My.Settings Auto-Save Functionality"

#If _MyType = "WindowsForms" Then

        Private Shared addedHandler As Boolean



        Private Shared addedHandlerLockObject As New Object



        <Global.System.Diagnostics.DebuggerNonUserCodeAttribute(), Global.System.ComponentModel.EditorBrowsableAttribute(Global.System.ComponentModel.EditorBrowsableState.Advanced)> _

        Private Shared Sub AutoSaveSettings(ByVal sender As Global.System.Object, ByVal e As Global.System.EventArgs)

            If My.Application.SaveMySettingsOnExit Then

                My.Settings.Save()

            End If

        End Sub

#End If

#End Region

        

        Public Shared ReadOnly Property [Default]() As MySettings

            Get

                

#If _MyType = "WindowsForms" Then

                   If Not addedHandler Then

                        SyncLock addedHandlerLockObject

                            If Not addedHandler Then

                                AddHandler My.Application.Shutdown, AddressOf AutoSaveSettings

                                addedHandler = True

                            End If

                        End SyncLock

                    End If

#End If

                Return defaultInstance

            End Get

        End Property

    End Class

End Namespace



Namespace My

    

    <Global.Microsoft.VisualBasic.HideModuleNameAttribute(),  _

     Global.System.Diagnostics.DebuggerNonUserCodeAttribute(),  _

     Global.System.Runtime.CompilerServices.CompilerGeneratedAttribute()>  _

    Friend Module MySettingsProperty

        

        <Global.System.ComponentModel.Design.HelpKeywordAttribute("My.Settings")>  _

        Friend ReadOnly Property Settings() As Global.InsertIntoMicrosoftWordDocument_VB.NET.My.MySettings

            Get

                Return Global.InsertIntoMicrosoftWordDocument_VB.NET.My.MySettings.Default

            End Get

        End Property

    End Module

End Namespace


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