KA.Barcode for .NET Suite
How to Generate PLANET in .NET Application
How to generate & print postal barcode PLANET images in C#, VB.NET, ASP.NET web, and Windows Forms projects
  • Completely integrate with .NET Visual studio 2005 and later versions
  • Compatible with latest barcode specification or standards for PLANET generation
  • Support creating high-quality PLANET barcode images using C#.NET and VB.NET
  • One of the easiest methods for PLANET barcode creation for .NET application
  • Save PLANET barcodes in various image formats: png, gif, tiff, jpeg, bmp
  • Able to customize inserted PLANET image properties: orientation, text, short to tall bar ratio, etc
  • Add checksum digit and quiet zone for PLANET barcode images automatically
As a barcode functionality of KA.Barcode for .NET Suite, PLANET Barcode Encoder Control SDK Library is provided for users to generate PLANET barcode images in .NET Visual Studio. Supported projects by this PLANET barcode generator include ASP.NET web application, Windows forms application, Visual C# and VB Class Library, Reporting Services, etc.
PLANET Overview in .NET Component
PLANET is a 12- or 14- digit barcode, which is a two-track barcode similar in structure to the POSTNET Code address barcode used by mail processing equipment to sort the mail. USPS Confirm service allows mailers to uniquely identify and track mail by placing an additional barcode on the front of letter and flat mail pieces.

PLANET Barcode Data in .NET SDK Library

  • Numeric digits: 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
PLANET Generation in .NET Generator
Firstly of all, please download and unzip free KA.Barcode for .NET Suite evaluation package.

How to Drag and Drop PLANET Barcode DLL to .NET Project

  1. 1.
    Right-click "Components" in toolbox, then select "Choose Items..." and click "Browse..."
  2. 2.
    Choose "KeepAutomation.Barcode.Web.dll" or "KeepAutomation.Barcode.Windows.dll", and click "Open"
  3. 3.
    Then drag "BarCodeControl" in the toolbox to web or windows form to create a Code 128 barcode image
  4. 4.
    Change barcode type into "Planet", and make adjustments for barcode properties in "Properties" panel
  5. 5.
    Now, click the created Code 128 barcode image to get your required PLANET barcode

How to Create PLANET in C# or VB.NET Programming

The C# or VB.NET sample code below is able to help you generate and draw PLANET barcode images in .NET Visual Studio for ASP.NET and Windows Forms applications.

using KeepAutomation.Barcode.Bean;

BarCode PLANET= new BarCode();
PLANET.Symbology= KeepAutomation.Barcode.Symbology.Planet;
PLANET.CodeToEncode = "01234567890";

Dim PLANET As KeepAutomation.Barcode.Bean.BarCode = New KeepAutomation.Barcode.Bean.BarCode

PLANET.Symbology= KeepAutomation.Barcode.Symbology.Planet
PLANET.CodeToEncode = "01234567890"
PLANET.ImageFormat = System.Drawing.Imaging.ImageFormat.Gif()
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How to Add PLANET with Short Tall Ratio in .NET Application

Like POSTNET, PLANET barcode is also one member of postal barcode family. Short Tall Ratio is exclusively designed for PLANET and POSTNET to set the height of the short bars. In .NET Visual Studio, developers can use C# or VB.NET programming to modify the short to tall bar ratio ranging from 0 to 1.

PLANET.ShortTallRatio = 0.5;

PLANET. ShortTallRatio = 0.5
How to Generate PLANET in Microsoft IIS with URL
  1. 1.
    Copy "barcode" folder to IIS, create a new virtual directory, and name it "barcode"
  2. 2.
    Restart the IIS, and navigate to "http://localhost/barcode/barcode.aspx?code-to-encode=01234567890&symbology=33"
  3. 3.
    It is allowed to customize the inserted PLANET barcode image in the url with the http parameters
  4. 4.
    If add the created PLANET in html or aspx pages, just copy <img src="http://localhost/barcode/barcode.aspx?code-to-encode=01234567890&symbology=33"/> into your web pages