KA.Barcode for .NET WinForms
EAN 8 Generation in VB.NET Crystal Reports for WinForms
Generate, print EAN 8 barcodes in Crystal Reports for Winforms using Visual Basic.NET (VB.NET)
Overview
EAN 8 generator for Crystal Reports for Winforms is one function for barcode generator for Crystal Reports, which is a professional and flexible barcode component used for generationg EAN 13 barcodes in Crystal Reports. Developed in C#, VB.NET, Managed C++ and Borland Delphi for .NET, EAN 8 generator for Crystal Reports for Winforms is easy to render high-quality EAN 8, EAN 8 +2 and EAN 8 +5 barcodes with customized properties in your Crystal Reports for Winforms.

This guide provides 100% Visual Basic.NET (VB.NET) source code for VB.NET developers or other programmers to easily stream EAN 8, EAN 8+2 as well as EAN 8+5 barcodes into a Crystal Report using KeepAutomation.com barcode component for Crystal Report for Winforms.

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EAN 8 Information
Valid Character Set
  • 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
ean8

More Information on EAN 8 Data Encoding
EAN 8 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 EAN 8 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, EAN 8 barcodes occurs on the report. Here is a VB.NET sample code: