DataMatrix ActiveX and Microsoft Word

How to add a DataMatrix Barcode ActiveX to a MS Word document

Start the Word. Go to the menu "Insert" and select the "Object..." menu item.

Word and DataMatrix Barcode ActiveX

Then, select the DataMatrix barcode control from the list of available ActiveX Controls

DataMatrix Barcode ActiveX selector

After selecting it, click and drag an area for the control to appear in the spreadsheet. After this you may size the control as necessary. To change the properties of the control such as barcode height and symbology type, right click on the control and choose properties.

Word and Barcode ActiveX properties

When you are finished, you may exit design mode by choosing the design mode button that looks like this:
Word and DataMatrix Barcode ActiveX design mode

You must be in design mode to edit the properties of the control. If you have problems editing the properties of the control, press the design mode button to enable it.