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GS1 128 in Crystal Reports for Winforms with VB.NET
Generate, print GS1 128 (UCC/EAN 128) barcodes in Crystal Reports for Winforms using Visual Basic.NET (VB.NET)
Overview
GS1 128 (UCC/EAN 128) generator for Crystal Reports for Winforms is a .NET Winforms DLL class library for developers to generate and create GS1 128 (UCC/EAN 128) barcode in business intelligence application - Crystal Reports. It is a mature and reliable barcode component that can be easily and entirely run in C#, VB.NET, Managed C++ and Borland Delphi for .NET.

This guide provides 100% Visual Basic.NET (VB.NET) source code for VB.NET developers or other programmers to easily stream GS1 128 (UCC/EAN 128) barcodes into a Crystal Report using KeepAutomation.com barcode component for Crystal Report for Winforms.

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GS1 128 (UCC/EAN 128) Information
  • ASCII valid value: 0-127
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GS1 128 (UCC/EAN 128) Generation in Crystal Reports Using VB.NET

Setup Process

  • You will find "BarcodeDemoData.mdb", "CustomerDataSet.xsd", "guide", "KeepAutomation.Barcode.Windows.dll"in the folder

  • BarcodeDemoData.mdb: a table "Customer" with 3 column inside: "ID", "CustomerId", "CustomerName"

  • CustomerDataSet.xsd: defines columns in Customer table and an extra column called "Barcode"

  • Guide: a developer guide for generating barcodes in Crystal Reports for .NET Winforms

  • KeepAutomation.Barcode.Windows.dll: a Winforms dll for creating barcodes in Crystal Reports for .NET Winforms
2. Run Microsoft Visual Studio, Create new Crystal Reports Application project template named as "CrystalReportsBarcode"

3. In "Crystal Reports Gallery window"form, select "Using the Report Wizard" and "Standard"Expert type

4. Choose "ADO.NET ( XML)" in "Create New Connection" when the Wizard ask to choose the data source for the report

5. Then select the "CustomerDataSet.xsd" in your downloaded sample dataset package.

6. Add table "Customer" in "Data"form

7. In "Fields" form, add all three columns in the table "Customer".

8. In CrystalReport1.rpt, open "Field Explorer" and add table "Barcode" in "Database Field"onto Section 3 (Details)

9. In your .NET project solution explorer, add "KeepAutomation.Barcode.Windows.dll" to your project reference.

Generating GS1 128 (UCC/EAN 128) in Crystal Reports for Winforms Using VB.NET

Select Form1 and switch to Design mode for the form. Write down your VB.NET code crystalReportViewer1_Load. Then run the report, GS1 128 (UCC/EAN 128) barcodes occurs on the report. Here is a VB.NET sample code: