KA.Barcode for .NET WinForms
ISBN Generator in Crystal Report for WinForms with VB.NET
Generate, print ISBN barcodes in Crystal Reports for Winforms using Visual Basic.NET (VB.NET)
Overview
ISBN generator for Crystal Reports for Winforms is a .NET Winforms barcode component used on Crystal Reports platform to render high-quality ISBN barcode into an automatically generated Crystal Reports. .NET 2.0, 3.0, 3.5 or later version are supported with VB.NET, C#, Managed C++ and Borland Delphi for .NET.
This document provides a complete developer guide for generating, printing ISBN barcodes in Crystal Reports for Winforms using Visual Basic.NET (VB.NET).

KeepAutomation.com provides other ISBN barcode generation component, like ISBN in Winforms, ISBN in ASP.NET, ISBN in C#, ISBN in VB.NET, ISBN for Word, ISBN for Excel and ISBN Barcode Font, etc.
You may get more details of generating ISBN for Crystal Report on different platforms:
ISBN Information
Valid Character Set
  • 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
isbn

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