KA.Barcode for .NET WinForms
ITF-14 Generator in VB.NET Crystal Report for WinForms
Generate, print ITF-14 barcodes in Crystal Reports for Winforms using Visual Basic.NET (VB.NET)
Overview
ITF-14 generator for Crystal Reports for Winforms is a light weight .NET component that supports to generate, print ITF-14 barcodes in Crystal Reports for Winforms. Using .NET Winforms barcode generating dll, ITF-14 generator for Crystal Reports for Winforms supports to be easily and completely run in VB.NET, C#, Managed C++ and Borland Delphi for .NET.

This document explains how to use KeepAutomation.com barcode component and its VB.NET Barcode class with Crystal Reports for Winforms to stream ITF-14 barcodes into an automatically generates Crystal Reports.

KeepAutomation.com provides other ITF-14 barcode generation component, like ITF-14 in Winforms, ITF-14 in ASP.NET, ITF-14 in C#, ITF-14 in VB.NET, ITF-14 for Word, ITF-14 for Excel and ITF-14 Barcode Font, etc.
You may get more details of generating ITF-14 for Crystal Report on different platforms:
ITF-14 Information
Valid Character Set
  • 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
itf14

More Information on ITF-14 Data Encoding
ITF-14 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 ITF-14 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, ITF-14 barcodes occurs on the report. Here is a VB.NET sample code: