BizCode Barcode Generator for Reporting Services
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
Barcode in SSRS > VB.NET Barcode
How to Generate Barcode in Reporting Services with VB.NET
BizCode Generator for Reporting Service is a powerful Reporting Services Custom Report Item (CRI) featuring barcode generation. With BizCode Generator for SSRS, developers are able to have a full control of the generated barcode images using Visual Basic .NET.
BizCode 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
Written by managed code in C#; supports all Microsoft Report Definition Language scenarios such as SQL Report Server projects (RDL) and ReportViewer Local Reports (RDLC) in Visual Studio 2005 / 2008 / 2010
BizCode Generator for Reporting Service Test Environment
Test Environment
Microsoft Windows XP, Microsoft Visual Studio 2005, Visual C#.NET
Test Product
BizCode Generator for Reporting Service
How to Generate Barcodes in Reporting Service using VB.NET
  1. Start Visual Studio and create a VB report project with the "Report Server Project Wizard";
  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 using VB.NET
  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" or "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 using VB.NET
  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 using VB.NET;
  4. Click "Preview" tab to view the generated barcodes.