Add EAN-8 barcode creating functionality in VB.NET for .NET applications
VB.NET Barcode Generator for EAN-8 Generation
  • Professional barcode component for .NET 2.0/3.0/4.0
  • Generate QR Code, UPC/EAN, EAN-8, ISBN, and more in .NET
  • Support VB.NET, C#, Managed C++ and Borland Delphi for .NET.
EAN-8 Barcode Generator in VB.NET
  • Integrate GS1 barcode EAN-8 into projects in VB.NET
  • Generate EAN-8 with unmatched flexibility
  • Easy to rotate and align the symbol in the image to fit specified requirements
  • Capable of printing supplement barcode to accompany EAN-8
  • Supports customization of the supplement symbol
  • Automatically compute and create the mandatory check digit
  • Output barcode with JPEG, PNG, BMP, GIF, or TIFF image files
  • Royalty-free license are provided to VB.NET developers
EAN-8 .NET Barcode Generator is a lightweight .NET assembly (DLL) that generates EAN-8 from GS1-128 barcode standards. The DLL is written in managed code, and it integrates with types of projects in .NET. All its properties are ready-to-use in VB.NET.
.NET EAN-8 Generator supports the following types of projects in VB.NET:
  • Console Application (runtime support)
  • Windows Forms Application (design-time and runtime support)
  • Class Library (runtime support)
  • Windows Service (runtime support)
EAN-8 Barcode Generator in VB.NET - EAN-8 Information
EAN-8 is a linear barcode symbology which derived from the standard version of EAN barcodes – EAN-13. It is defined by the standards organization GS1, and used on small packages when EAN-13 barcode is too large. EAN-8 encodes GTIN-8s which are another set of product identifiers from the GS1 System besides GTIN-13s.
.NET EAN-8 Generator encodes:
  • 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
  • 7 digits in each symbol, excluding the mandatory check digit
VB.NET EAN-8 Barcode Generator API - EAN-8 Generation

Install barcode maker component into VB.NET projects

Before you create EAN-8 in VB.NET, you need to install:
  • Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7
  • .NET 2.0, 3.0 and advanced version
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2005/2008/2010
  • Avapose.Barcode for .NET

Generate EAN-8 barcode in VB.NET using barcode creator library in .NET Class

  1. Download trial package and unzip;
  2. Add Avapose.linearbarcode.winforms.dll to the VB .NET Winform project reference;
  3. Drag and drop a button to the form, and double-click the button;
  4. In the Form1.cs, copy the following sample code to accordingly

Dim barcode As Avapose.linearbarcode.Linear = New Avapose.linearbarcode.Linear()
barcode.LinearBarcode = Avapose.linearbarcode.LinearBarcode.Ean8
barcode.BarcodeData = "01234567"

' barcode Size
barcode.MeasurementUnit = Avapose.linearbarcode.MeasurementUnit.Pixel
barcode.BarWidth_X = 2
barcode.BarHeight_Y = 50
barcode.BottomMargin = 10
barcode.TopMargin = 10
barcode.LeftMargin = 10
barcode.RightMargin = 10
barcode.BarcodeWidth = 175
barcode.BarcodeHeight = 50
barcode.ResizeBarcode = True
barcode.HoriBarAlignment = Avapose.linearbarcode.HoriBarAlignment.Center
barcode.Rotation = Avapose.linearbarcode.Rotation.Degree0

'EAN Supplement Barcode
barcode.SupplementData = "12"
barcode.SupplementHeight = 0.8
barcode.SupplementSpace = 16

' Barcode Color
barcode.BackgroundColor = Color.White
barcode.ForegroundColor = Color.Black

'Barcode Text
barcode.CheckSumInText = True
barcode.DisplayText = True
barcode.TextFont = New Font("Times New Roman", 9, FontStyle.Regular)
barcode.TextColor = Color.Black
barcode.TextDistance = 4

'Barcode Image
barcode.Resolution = 96
barcode.ImageFormat = System.Drawing.Imaging.ImageFormat.Gif

'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 and draw to image file
Public Sub DrawBarcodeImage(ByVal filename As String)
'create, draw, paint barcodeon Stream object
Public Sub DrawBarcodeImage(ByVal fileStream As System.IO.Stream)
Related EAN-8 Barcode Integration & Generation Information
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Testmonial for Avapose Barcode Generator for .NET
We bought your product .NET Barcode Generator for VB.NET programming a few weeks ago, and it works pretty well!
Carlos Louis, Eureka Software Ltd, UK.