BizCode Barcode Generator for Reporting Service
The most professional CRI for SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS)
Quick Overviews
  • Custom Report Item (CRI) SDK
  • VS & SSRS 2005/2008 support
  • Linear, Postal & 2D barcodes
  • Multiple file formats support
  • Barcodes Freely Adjustable
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How to Generate Barcodes in SSRS Reporting Service
Barcode Generator for SSRS is the most powerful .NET solution that integrates well into Microsoft SQL Server 2000, 2005 and 2008 Reporting Services to generate high quality barcode images.
Barcode Generator for SSRS supports more than 25 of the most popular barcode symbologies including: linear barcodes (Code 39, Code 128, GS1-128, EAN, UPC, Codabar, Code 93, Code 11, Code 25, ISBN, ISSN, etc.), postal barcodes (Postnet, Planet, Intelligent Mail Barcode, RM4SCC, etc.), and 2D barcodes (QR Code, PDF-417 and Data Matrix).
With Barcode Generator for SSRS, developers are able to have a full control of the generated barcode images by adjusting barcode properties such as barcode size (bar width, bar height, image width, image height, etc), barcode color (back color, foreground color, and font color), resolution in dpi, orientation (0, 90, 180 or 270 degree), alignment, etc.
It is quite easy to generate barcode images in Reporting Service with Barcode Generator for SSRS. Here is a detailed integration guide for generating barcode images in SSRS with a CRI.
Barcode Generator for Reporting Service Requirements
Windows OS
Compatible with Microsoft Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, etc.
.NET Support
- Microsoft Report Definition Language scenarios supported
- SQL Server Report (RDL) 2005/2008/2010
- Visual Studio 2005 / 2008 ReportViewer Local Reports (RDLC)
How to Generate Barcodes in Reporting Service
Deploy Barcode Control:
  1. Download Barcode Generator for SSRS and unzip;
  2. Copy SSRS Barcode DLL to your project folder:

    For SQL Server 2005 - Copy "BusinessRefinery.Barcode.RS2005CRI.dll" and "BusinessRefinery.Barcode.RS2005.dll" to the folder named "\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 8\Common7\IDE\PrivateAssemblies\".

    For SQL Server 2008: - Copy "BusinessRefinery.Barcode.RS2008CRI.dll" and "BusinessRefinery.Barcode.RS2008.dll" to the folder named "\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 9.0\Common7\IDE\PrivateAssemblies\";
  3. Copy "BusinessRefinery.Barcode.RS2005CRI.dll" or "BusinessRefinery.Barcode.RS2008CRI.dll" to the folder: "\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL.3\Reporting Services\ReportServer\bin\";
How to Generate Barcodes in Reporting Service
Create a New Report in Reporting Service:
  1. Start Visual Studio and create a new report project by choosing "Report Server Project Wizard" from Visual Studio installed templates;
  2. Add a "Data Source" to the project. We are using "AdventureWorks" as our data source;
  3. Add query string to retrieve data from the data source;
  4. Choose a "Tabular" report style;
  5. Use the default settings in "Design the Table" Dialog, and click "Next";
  6. Choose the default setting for "Table Style";
  7. Use the default location to deploy the report;
  8. Set the name of the report and click "Finish" button;
How to Generate Barcodes in Reporting Service
Add Business Refinery Reporting Service Barcode CRI to Your Report Item Toolbox:
  1. Right click "Report Items" and select "Choose Items...";
  2. Go to ".NET Framework Components", and click "Browse..." button;
  3. Select "BusinessRefinery.Barcode.RS2005.dll"/"BusinessRefinery.Barcode.RS2008.dll";
  4. Press "OK", you will see four components in your Report Item Toolbox: "WinLinearBarcode" and "WinQRCode", "WinPDF417" and "WinDataMatrix".
How to Generate Barcodes in Reporting Service
Add a New Column to Display Barcodes in Rour Report:
  1. Right-click the table and choose "Insert Column to the Right";
  2. Set the column header as "Barcode" and then, drag a component directly to the Column "Barcode"; (To generate linear barcodes, just drag WinLinearBarcode, and change barcode type to target one; to generate QR Code, drag WinQRCode; PDF-417, WinPDF417; Data Matrix, WinDataMatrix)
  3. Change barcode properties through properties window;
  4. Click "Preview" tab to view the generated barcodes.