Installing OnMerge Barcodes
OnMerge Barcodes

You must have a compatible version of Microsoft Word already installed on your computer before installing OnMerge Barcodes. Simply follow the following steps:

  1. Close all running copies of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft OneNote on your computer.
  2. Run the OnMerge Barcodes installer program and follow the on-screen instructions to install OnMerge Barcodes.
  3. After installation, perform the steps in the folling section to use OnMerge Barcodes:

Set Word's Security Options

Click on the version of Microsoft Word you are using to see how to make OnMerge Barcodes work with Word's security options:

Setting Word 2007 & later Security Options

Word 2007: Click the Microsoft Office (Circle) button, then click Word Options (at bottom). On the Tools menu, click Trust Center, then click Add-ins. Proceed on to All Word versions 2007 & later, below.

Word 2010 and later: Click File in the menu, then click Options in the left column. In the dialog box, click Add-ins in the left column. Proceed on to All Word versions 2007 & later, below.

All Word versions 2007 & later: Locate OnMerge Barcodes in either Active Application Add-ins or Inactive Application Add-ins section.

  • If OnMerge Barcodes is in the Active Application Add-ins section, your security settings are fine and OnMerge Barcodes is ready to use.
  • If OnMerge Barcodes is in the Inactive Application Add-ins section:
    • In the Manage box, click Disabled Items, click Go.
    • Click OnMerge Barcodes and click Enable.
    • Click Close.
    • Close all open Word and Outlook sessions and re-open them.

Setting Word 2002/XP and 2003 Security Options

Select Tools | Macro | Security in Word's main menu and pick the Trusted Sources or Trusted Publishers dialog tab. Make sure that Trust all installed add-ins and templates is checked as shown in these examples: Word 2003 or Word 2002/XP.

If the checkbox wasn't already checked, you must close all open Word and Outlook sessions and re-open them after performing this step.

When you next start Word, and if your version of Word is not up-to-date, a popup box will notify you to install the latest Service Pack from Microsoft. Service Packs are available at no charge from http://office.microsoft.com/officeupdate.

 

Word 2003 Security Dialog

 

Word 2002/XP Security Dialog