Easy-to-use Barcode Generator for SSRS
Avapose.Barcode for Reporting Service
  • Linear & 2D barcode generation component
  • For .NET Framework 2.0/3.0/4.0
  • Visual Studio 2005/2008 & SQL Server 2005/2008 Reporting Services
EAN-8 Barcode Generation for Reporting Service
  • Generate dynamic EAN-8/EAN-8+2/EAN-8+5 in SQL Reporting Services (SSRS) with a Custom Report Item (CRI)
  • Perfect barcode generation in SQL Server 2005 and 2008
  • Can be run in any .NET languages such as C#, VB.NET, Managed C++, etc
  • Strong-named, digitally signed DLLs with 100% C# managed code
  • Data binding API is provided to bind to fields in SQL Server
  • EAN-8 parameters are pre-configured for easy and quick generation
  • Easy to change EAN-8 parameters through property window or code
  • Automatically compute checksum character for EAN-8
EAN-8 Barcode Generator for Reporting Service provided by Avapose is a powerful barcode generation tool to create EAN-8 and other linear and matrix barcodes in Reporting Service. The generated EAN-8 can be displayed as high-quality Gif, Tiff, Bmp, Png or Jpeg image. Barcode properties such as rotation, size, and resolution are flexible to be changed to make desired EAN-8.
.NET EAN-8 Generator for Reporting Service Development:
  • Visual Studio 2005 / 2008 & SQL Server 2005 / 2008 Reporting Services – Report Server Project (design-time and runtime support)
  • Visual Studio 2005 / 2008 ReportViewer Local Reports (RDLC) (runtime support)
Barcode Generation for Reporting Service for .NET - EAN-8 Information
EAN-8 is a "short" barcode that derives from the longer EAN-13 barcode. EAN-8 is 8 digits long with the following structure: 2 or 3 digits for country code, 4 or 5 digits for product code and 1 digit for checksum. It is usually used on small packages such as cigarettes, pencils, etc, where an EAN-13 barcode would be too large. The supplementary barcodes like EAN-8+2 and EAN-8+5 are designed to encode supplemental information on periodicals and paperback books.
.NET EAN-8 Generator for Reporting Service encodes:
  • Digital character from 0 to 9
Barcode Generation for Reporting Service for .NET - EAN-8 Generation


To generate EAN-8 in Reporting Services, you need to install:
  • Windows 2000 and later versions
  • .NET Framework 2.0 or greater
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2005/2008
  • SQL Server 2005/2008
  • Avapose. Barcode for Reporting Service

Generate EAN-8 Barcode in SQL Server Reporting Service

  1. Deploy barcode controls:
    • If you are SQL 2005 users, please open directory "\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 8\Common7\IDE\PrivateAssemblies\". Copy "Avapose.Barcode.RS2005CRI.dll" and "Avapose.Barcode.RS2005.dll" to the folder. For SQL 2008 users, open directory "\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 9.0\Common7\IDE\PrivateAssemblies\". Copy "Avapose.Barcode.RS2008CRI.dll" and "Avapose.Barcode.RS2008.dll" to the folder;
    • Open directory "\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL.3\Reporting Services\ReportServer\bin\". Copy "Avapose.Barcode.RS2005CRI.dll" or "OnBarcode.Barcode.RS2008CRI.dll" to the folder; (MSSQL.3 is a machine specific. It may be MSSQL.1, MSSQL.2, or MSSQL.4.)
  2. Create a new report in Reporting Service:
    • Create a new report in Visual Studio;
    • Select data source. We are using "AdventureWorks" as our data source. Click "Next";
    • Create query string. Copy "SELECT CustomerID, TerritoryID, AccountNumber FROM Sales.Customer" to the Query string input box;
    • Use the default settings in the next steps until name the report. Name the report as "Barcode in Reporting Service" and click "Finish";
  3. Add Avapose Reporting Service Barcode CRI to your Report Item Toolbox:
    • Right click "Report Items" and select "Choose Items…";
    • Go to ".NET Framework Components", and click "Browse…" button;
    • Select "Avapose.Barcode.RS2005.dll"/"Avapose.Barcode.RS2008.dll";
    • Press "OK", you will see two components in your Report Item Toolbox: "LinearBarcodeControl" and "MatrixBarcodeControl" ;
  4. Add a new column to display Codabar in your report:
    • In the report, please right-click the table and choose "Insert Column to the Right";
    • Set the column header as "Barcode" and then, drag "LinearBarcodeControl" directly to the Column "Barcode".
    • Go to property window, change barcode type to EAN-8, and change other parameters if necessary.
  5. Click tab "Preview" to view the created report.
Related EAN-8 Barcode Integration & Generation Information
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