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BizCode Barcode Generator for Crystal Report
The most advanced barcode control for Crystal Report
Quick Overviews
  • Crystal Report .NET SDK
  • Linear & 2D barcode support
  • .NET 2.0/3.0/4.0 support
  • Support C#, VB.NET, etc.
  • Multiple file formats support
How to Generate UPC-A in Crystal Reports
UPC-A is one of the GS1 barcodes which have been used world widely in Logistics. The barcode symbology UPC-A is fixed-length and encodes twelve digits including one mandatory checksum digit.
Barcode Generator for Crystal Report is a robust .NET SDK developed for Crystal Report development, which generates 20+ linear & 2D barcode in reports. The generator itself is a .NET control library that encapsulates barcode generation features. The control could be installed and used easily in Crystal Reports for .NET.
UPC-A Crystal Report Generator integrates with Crystal Report, and generates UPC-A barcodes in the report. With it, you are able to generate high quality UPC-A barcode images without the use of any barcode fonts. This document tells how to generate & print UPC-A barcodes in Crystal Reports.
UPC-A Generator for Crystal Report Features
Valid Data Valid character set includes:

- 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Checksum Calculation Automatically calculate the mandatory checksum digit basing on your specified data string.
Supplement Barcode Print possible two and five digits supplement barcode symbol for supplement information encoding.
Size Adjustments Include flexible size customization solutions, including the size setting of bar, space, margins, and text.
Human-Readable Text Display adjustable human-readable text below the UPC-A barcode symbol.
Royalty-free Distribution Offer royalty-free license with purchase license.
UPC-A Generator for Crystal Report Requirements
Windows OS
- Windows 7
- Windows Vista
- Windows XP
Development Environments
- .NET 2.0, 3.0 or later version
- C#, VB.NET, Managed C++, Borland Delphi for .NET
- Microsoft Visual Studio 2005/2008/2010
How to Create a Crystal Report for .NET
  1. Download Barcode Generator for Crystal Report and unzip;
  2. Open Visual Studio and create a web project using "ASP.NET Crystal Report Web Site";
  3. Select the Crystal Report Template, then name and locate the report;
  4. When the Crystal Report Gallery dialog box appears, accept the defaults of "Use Report Expert" and "Standard Report", and click "OK";
Setup the Crystal Report in .NET
  1. Select "ADO.NET" in "Create New Connection" when Crystal Reports wizard dialogue pops up;
  2. Browse and find "CustomerDataSet.xsd" in your downloaded sample dataset package (or any other dataset of your own), then click "Finish";
  3. Click on the Tables node to expand;
  4. Drag and drop the table name to the window titled Tables In Report, and click "Next";
  5. To display fields on the report, select them at the Field tab, and click "Finish";
How to Generate UPC-A in Crystal Report for .NET
  1. Drag and drop the field named “Barcode” to the report in Crystal Report1.rpt;
  2. Open Form1.cs in Design view, and add Barcode .linearbarcode.aspnet.dll to the project reference;
  3. Double click Form1 to enter Form1.cs, and copy the sample code into the method Form_Load;
  4. Using the namespace “Bizcode.linearbarcode” if your report is created in C#.NET;
  5. Run the web project;
UPC-A Generation Sample Code
Run the web project with the sample codings below;
protected void Page_Load(object sender, EventArgs e)
{
OleDbConnection aConnection = new OleDbConnection(
"Provider=Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0;Data Source=C:/Demo/BarcodeDemoData.
mdb"
);
aConnection.Open();
OleDbDataAdapter dataAdapter = new OleDbDataAdapter
("select * from Customer", aConnection);
DataSet ds = new DataSet();
dataAdapter.Fill(ds);
//add a new column named "Barcode" to the DataSet, the new column data
type is byte[]
ds.Tables[0].Columns.Add(new DataColumn("Barcode", typeof(byte[])));
WebLinearBarcode barcode = new WebLinearBarcode ();
barcode. Symbology = Symbology.UPCA;
foreach (DataRow dr in ds.Tables[0].Rows)
{
barcode.Data = (int)dr["CustomerId"] + "";
byte[] imageData = barcode.drawBarcodeAsBytes();
dr["Barcode"] = imageData;
}
CrystalReportSource1.ReportDocument.Load(Server.MapPath
("CrystalReport1.rpt"));
CrystalReportSource1.ReportDocument.SetDataSource(ds.Tables[0]);
CrystalReportSource1.DataBind();
aConnection.Close();
}
Protected Sub CrystalReportViewer1_Init(ByVal sender As Object, 
ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles CrystalReportViewer1.Init
Dim aConnection As New OleDbConnection
("Provider=Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0;
Data Source=C:/Demo/BarcodeDemoData.mdb"
)
aConnection.Open()
Dim dataAdapter As New OleDbDataAdapter("select * from Customer",
aConnection)
Dim ds As New DataSet()
dataAdapter.Fill(ds)
'add a new column named "Barcode" to the DataSet, the new column
data type is byte[]
ds.Tables(0).Columns.Add(New DataColumn("Barcode", GetType(Byte())))
Dim barcode As New WebLinearBarcode ()
barcode. Symbology = Symbology.UPCA
For Each dr As DataRow In ds.Tables(0).Rows
barcode.Data = CInt(dr("CustomerId")) & ""
Dim imageData As Byte() = barcode.drawBarcodeAsBytes()
dr("Barcode") = imageData
Next
CrystalReportSource1.ReportDocument.Load(Server.MapPath
("CrystalReport1.rpt"))
CrystalReportSource1.ReportDocument.SetDataSource(ds.Tables(0))
CrystalReportSource1.DataBind()
aConnection.Close()
End Sub

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