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GS1-128 .NET Barcode Library for Windows Forms

Using Visual C#, VB.NET Codes to Generate Linear GS1-128/EAN-128 Barcode Image
  • Provide free .NET WinForms GS1-128/EAN-128 Barcode Generator trial for .NET programmers
  • Run perfectly in Visual Studio 2005/2008/2010 .NET Windows Forms GS1-128 barcode generation application
  • Simple to drag .NET control to Windows project form and generate EAN-128/GS1-128 barcode image
  • Enable developers to create and adjust EAN-128/GS1-128 barcode using C# or VB.NET class
  • Support GS1-128 barcode generating in .NET Reporting projects, like Crystal Report
  • Support more than 20 linear & matrix barcodes, such as Data Matrix, QR Code, PDF-417, Codabar, Code 39, Code 128, EAN-8, EAN-13, UPC-A, UPC-E and so on
Linear Barcode GS1-128/EAN-128 Introduction
GS1-128, is a continuous code type, has been widely used to provide a worldwide format and standard for exchanging common data between companies. Its symbol structure, similar with Code 128 with the extra AI (Application Identifiers), includes left quiet zone, data characters, check character, stop character and right quiet zone.
.NET WinForms GS1-128 Barcode Library DLL - Installation
  1. In "Solution Explorer", right click "Add Reference..." and add Barcodelib.Barcode.WinForms.dll to project reference.
  2. Right click in VS Toolbox, select "Choose Items...", locate Barcodelib.Barcode.WinForms.dll and add it to the Toolbox. Then, you may see .NET WinForms linear & 2d barcode controls like below.

.NET WinForms GS1-128 Barcode Library DLL - Barcode Generating
Please follow the steps below to generate GS1-128 barcode in .NET Windows Forms application.
  1. Please firstly integrate .NET WinForms GS1-128 barcode library dll to the Toolbox.
  2. Then, drag the LinearWinForm from the Toolbox to your .NET Windows Form and a Code 128 is generated on the form.
  3. Now, you may firstly change barcode type to EAN-128/GS1-128, then customize your barcode parameters from Properties window on the right side.
.NET WinForms EAN-128 Barcode Library DLL - C# or VB Class Bar Coding
  1. Add Barcodelib.Barcode.WinForms.dll to your .NET WinForms project reference.
  2. Use the following C# demo code to generate GS1-128 barcodes.
     BarcodeLib.Barcode.Linear ean128 = new BarcodeLib.Barcode.Linear();
ean128.Type = BarcodeType.EAN128;
ean128.Data = "(01)95012345678903(3103)00123";

ean128.ImageFormat = System.Drawing.Imaging.ImageFormat.Jpeg;
ean128.BarColor = Color.Black;
ean128.BarWidth = 1;
ean128.BarHeight = 80;
     Dim ean128 As New BarcodeLib.Barcode.Linear()
ean128.Type = BarcodeLib.Barcode.BarcodeType.EAN128
ean128.Data = "(01)95012345678903(3103)00123"

ean128.ImageFormat = System.Drawing.Imaging.ImageFormat.Jpeg
ean128.BarColor = Color.Black
ean128.BarWidth = 1
ean128.BarHeight = 80
.NET WinForms EAN-128 Barcode Library SDK - Supported Barcodes
WinForms 1D Barcodes:
WinForms 2D Barcodes:
.NET WinForms EAN-128 Barcode Library SDK - Supported Linear Barcodes: Codabar, Code 11, Code 2 of 5, Code 39, Code 128, Code 93, EAN 8, EAN 13, EAN 128/GS1 128, Interleaved 2 of 5, ITF14, MSI Plessey, Intelligent Mail (OneCode), Planet, Postnet, RM4SCC (British Royal Mail 4-State Customer Barcode), UPC-A, UPC-E.
.NET WinForms EAN-128 Barcode Library SDK - Supported 2D Barcodes: Data Matrix, PDF 417, QR-Code.

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