IDAutomation's easy-to-use Barcode ActiveX Control creates barcode images dynamically without the need of fonts. It works with any Windows application that supports ActiveX COM technology including Visual Basic 6, C++, FrontPage, Internet Explorer, Excel and Access. Several barcode types can be created including Code 39, UPC, EAN, UCC, Code 128, ITF, and POSTNET. A 2D version is also available that supports PDF417, DataMatrix and Maxicode. Better than an OCX, IDAutomation's control is a single advanced DLL created in C++ ATL that has no dependencies.
The download includes examples for Excel, Access, Internet Explorer, VB 6 and an Image Generator example which will Create barcodes that can be pasted into most any Windows application. Visual Basic source code for the image generator is also provided. This control is designed to print precisely on low resolutions printers, such as 203 DPI thermal printers and 300 DPI printers in addition to higher resolution printers.