How to Insert Barocde Images into VB.NET App Using Avapose Barcode Generator
VB.NET Barcode Generator for EAN-13 Creation
  • Professional barcode component for .NET 2.0/3.0/4.0
  • Generate QR Code, UPC/EAN, EAN 13, ISBN, and more in .NET
  • Support VB.NET, C#, Managed C++ and Borland Delphi for .NET
EAN 13 Barcode Creator in VB.NET
  • Add EAN 13 barcoding features easily into Visual Basic .NET Applications
  • Insert barcode images easily into class library and console application
  • Support 2 or 5 supplemental digits add-on of EAN 13
  • Create accurate GS1 system compliant barcode symbology
  • Easy to draw high quality barcode images in VB.NET Windows Forms
  • Support reporting scenarios such as Crystal Report and Reporting Service for .NET
  • Insert & save barcode images in PNG, BMP, GIF, JPEG, TIFF and multipage TIFF formats
  • 100% integration with Visual Basic.NET development environment
Avapose.Barcode for .NET component helps you create extremely accurate EAN 13 barcode symbology based on latest GS1 sysetem of standards. EAN 13 barcode control is an easy-to-use component which was designed for rendering images into VB.NET applications without any complex configuration. Barcode generation SDK allows drag-and-drop implementation & VB.NET class implementation methods. Also, the VB source code of this control is available to order.
EAN 13 Barcode Component for VB.NET:
  • Windows Forms Application (design-time and runtime support)
  • .NET Console Application (runtime support)
  • .NET Class Library (runtime support)
  • Windows Service (runtime support)
EAN 13 Barcode Library SDK for VB.NET - EAN 13 Specification
EAN 13, first adopted by 12 countries of the European Community in 1977, is now widely used in retailing system. It is an extension of barcode UPC-A. EAN 13 encodes 12 digits plus a Modulo 10 checksum digit, which makes the total to be 13 digits long. The EAN-13 barcode is based on the standards organization GS1.
Encodable character set of EAN 13 control for VB.NET:
  • 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
EAN 13 Barcode Maker DLL for VB.NET - EAN 13 Generation


Before EAN 13 creation in Windows Forms applications, make sure you complete installation of:
  • Operating systems: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003 or Windows XP
  • .NET Framework: 2.0, 3.0, 3.5 or greater
  • Microsoft Visual Studio: 2005/2008/2010
  • Avapose.Barcode for .NET

Generate EAN13 in VB.NET Class using barcode creator library

  1. Download Avapose.Barcode for .NET trial package and unzip it;
  2. Add Avapose.linearbarcode.winforms.dll to the Winforms project reference;
  3. Drag and drop a button to the form, and double-click the button;
  4. Write the VB code samples provided below;
  5. Debug it,you will see the EAN 13 image on the Form.

Dim a As Avapose.linearbarcode.Linear = New Avapose.linearbarcode.Linear()
vb.LinearBarcode = Avapose.linearbarcode.LinearBarcode. Ean13
vb.BarcodeData = "123456741295"
vb.BarWidth_X = 2
vb.BarHeight_Y = 90
vb.ImageFormat = System.Drawing.Imaging.ImageFormat.Gif


// create and draw to image file
Public Sub DrawBarcodeImage(ByVal filename As String)

// create, draw, paint barcode on Graphics object
Public Sub DrawBarcodeImage (ByVal graphics As System.Drawing.Graphics)

// create, draw, paint barcode on Bitmap object
Public Function DrawBarcodeImage () As System.Drawing.Bitmap

// create, draw, paint barcodeon Stream object
Public Sub DrawBarcodeImage (ByVal fileStream As System.IO.Stream)

// create, draw, paint barcode on byte[] object
Public Function DrawBarcodeImage () As Byte()

Related EAN-13 Barcode Integration & Generation Information
The following EAN-13 barcode integration and creation information links relate to this product that may be of interest to you:
Testmonial for Avapose Barcode Generator for .NET
We bought your product Barcode Generator for VB.NET a few weeks ago, and it works pretty well!
Carlos Louis, Eureka Software Ltd, UK.