Adobe InDesign Barcode Image Generator Tutorial

Create barcode images for InDesign using the Barcode Image Generator. The Barcode Image Generator creates barcode image files that can be imported into InDesign documents. This solution is suitable for users that need to import one or a few barcode images independently.

Barcodes Images in InDesign

  1. Purchase or Demo, download, and install the Barcode Image Generator.
  2. Run the Barcode Image Generator.
    Open the Barcode Image Generator
  3. To save the image, select File - Save Image File. Save the file as a GIF. While the Image Generator has the ability to save barcodes in other formats, the GIF format elicits the best results in InDesign.
    Save the Barcode Image File
    The Image Generator is also capable of generating sequentially numbered barcode image files by creating a text file with data and using the Create Multiple Barcodes option.
  4. Run Adobe InDesign.
    Open InDesign Application
  5. Create a new document or open a saved document.
  6. Select File - Place and load the barcode image.
    Select File - Place
  7. Place the barcode image on the document.
    Place the barcode image on the document.