BizCode Barcode Generator for RDLC
The most mature barcode solution for ReportViewer Local Reports (RDLC)
Quick Overviews
  • Easy-to use barcode SDK
  • VS & RDLC 2005/2008 support
  • Various linear&2D barcodes
  • Dynamic file formats support
  • For all printers & scanners
How to Generate UPC-A in RDLC Reports
UPC-A, also known GTIN-12, GS1-12, UCC-12 barcode Symbology, is one of the data carriers that are endorsed by GS1 standard. It is widely used to encode 12 digits of GTIN in point-of-sale systems. UPC-A could be attached with a MOD10 check digit.
Barcode Generator for RDLC provides the complete guideline for UPC-A barcode generation in local client report / RDLC and complex barcode know-how is not required. It also supports UPC-A supplement 2-digit barcode and UPC-A supplement 5-digit barcode creation.
With UPC-A .NET SDK Generator for RDLC, users are entitled to resize barcode by modifying parameters relating to height, width, X-dimension, wide/narrow ratio, margins. It is a visual barcode designer which helps you build powerful report solution using Visual Studio 2005, 2008 and 2010 programs.
This page specifies the complete information for UPC-A generation by using .NET control for RDLC. You are free to use full control over every aspects of UPC-A symbology creation such as valid characteristics, barcode property customization, Human readable text, checksum digit etc.
UPC-A Barcode Generation in Local Reports / RDLC
Encodable Characters Able to encode:
- 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Supplementary Barcode UPC-A supplement 2-digit barcode and UPC-A supplement 5-digit barcode could be applied to encode detailed information.
Development Environments Build powerful report resolution in Report Definition Language Client-Side / RDLC Reports.
Check Digit Option Check digit could be calculated automatically and be appended or disabled in the encoded data.
Image Formats Option Create and save barcode images in PNG, BMP, GIF, JPEG, TIFF formats.
Orientation Option Barcode could be printed in a specific orientation such as 0, 90, 180 and 270 degrees to the feed direction of the web or sheet.
Requirement of UPC-A Barcode Generator for RDLC
Windows Operating Systems
- Microsoft Windows 7
- Windows Server 2008
- Windows Vista
- Windows Server 2003
- Windows XP
Development Environments
-.NET Framework 2.0, 3.0, 3.5, 4.0
- C#, VB.NET, Managed C++, Borland Delphi for.NET
- Visual Studio 2005/2008/2010
-Microsoft SQL Server 2005, 2008 or 2010
Add Generation DLL to RDLC Project Reference
  1. Download Barcode Generator for RDLC Free Trial and unzip it;
  2. Open Visual Studio, and create ASP.NET web form project;
  3. Add Barcode Generator DLL to the project reference;
  4. In Solution Explorer, right-click the "add new items" to add a class;
  5. Copy the C# or VB.NET sample code in the created class "APP_Code/Class1.cs";
Create UPC-A barcode image RDLC Report Project
  1. Select "Build" to "build web site";
  2. In Solution Explorer, right-click the "add new items" to add a report;
  3. Go to "Report Items" in toolbox to drag and drop a Table into the Report;
  4. Switch to the "Website Data Source" to add "Name" and "Price" into the report table details section; and drag an image in the last column "Barcode";
  5. Select the image and navigate the properties to set data source "database", set image MIMEType "image/jpeg" and set value "=Fields!Bit.Value";
  6. Switch back to Solution Explorer, right-click "Default.aspx" and select "View Designer"
  7. Drag a "ReportViewer" in Data of toolbox to the project;
  8. Choose your created report "Report.rdlc" from "Choose Report" menu;
  9. Debug the webpage, generated barcodes appear in your report.
Create Barcode Images Using C# & VB Sample Codes Below in RDLC Report Project
Run the report, barcode images will be showed on the web page.
using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using BusinessRefinery.Barcode;
using BusinessRefinery.Barcode.RDLC;
public class Product
private string m_name;
private int m_price;
private byte[] m_bit;
public Product(string name, int price, string data)
m_name = name;
m_price = price;
Linear barcode = new Linear();
barcode.Symbology = Symbology.UPCA;
barcode.Code = data;
m_bit = barcode.drawBarcodeAsBytes();
public byte[] Bit
get { return m_bit; }
public string Name
return m_name;
public int Price
return m_price;
public class Merchant
private List<Product> m_products;
public Merchant()
m_products = new List<Product>();
m_products.Add(new Product("00123456789", 25, "00123456789"));
m_products.Add(new Product("01234567890", 30, "01234567890"));
m_products.Add(new Product("12345678900", 15, "12345678900"));
public List<Product> GetProducts()
return m_products;

Imports System.Collections.Generic
Imports BusinessRefinery.Barcode
Imports BusinessRefinery.Barcode.RDLC
Public Class Product
Private m_name As String
Private m_price As Integer
Private m_bit As Byte()
Public Sub New(name As String, price As Integer, data As String)
m_name = name
m_price = price
Dim barcode As New Linear()
barcode.Symbology = Symbology.UPCA;
barcode.Code = data
m_bit = barcode.drawBarcodeAsBytes()

m_bit = barcode.drawBarcodeAsBytes()
End Sub
Public ReadOnly Property Bit() As Byte()
Return m_bit
End Get
End Property
Public ReadOnly Property Name() As String
Return m_name
End Get
End Property
Public ReadOnly Property Price() As Integer
Return m_price
End Get
End Property
End Class
Public Class Merchant
Private m_products As List(Of Product)
Public Sub New()
m_products = New List(Of Product)()
m_products.Add(New Product("00123456789", 25, "00123456789"))
m_products.Add(New Product("01234567890", 30, "01234567890"))
m_products.Add(New Product("12345678900", 15, "12345678900"))
End Sub
Public Function GetProducts() As List(Of Product)
Return m_products
End Function
End Class