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Data Matrix Fonts With SSRS - Installation

Step 1a. Copy BarCodeWizFonts.DataMatrix.dll

  • Copy the file BarCodeWizFonts.DataMatrix.dll into your ReportServer\bin folder.
    From: Program Files\BarCodeWiz\BarCodeWiz Data Matrix Fonts\DotNet\net20
    To: Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services\SSRS\ReportServer\bin
  • Note: The path depends on your version of Reporting Services

Step 1b. Copy to additional folders

  • For editing within Visual Studio 2022, Copy the file BarCodeWizFonts.DataMatrix.dll into:
    C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio\2022\Community\Common7\IDE\CommonExtensions\Microsoft\SSRS
    C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio\2022\Professional\Common7\IDE\CommonExtensions\Microsoft\SSDTRS\
  • For editing within Visual Studio 2019, Copy the file BarCodeWizFonts.DataMatrix.dll into:
    C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio\2019\Community\Common7\IDE\CommonExtensions\Microsoft\SSRS\
    C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio\2019\Professional\Common7\IDE\CommonExtensions\Microsoft\SSDTRS\
  • For editing within Visual Studio 2017, Copy the file BarCodeWizFonts.DataMatrix.dll into:
    C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio\2017\Community\Common7\IDE\CommonExtensions\Microsoft\SSRS\
    C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio\2017\Professional\Common7\IDE\CommonExtensions\Microsoft\SSDTRS\
  • For editing within Visual Studio 2015, Copy the file BarCodeWizFonts.DataMatrix.dll into:
    C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 14.0\Common7\IDE\PrivateAssemblies\
  • For older versions of Visual Studio:
    C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 12.0\Common7\IDE\PrivateAssemblies\
    C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 11.0\Common7\IDE\PrivateAssemblies\
    C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 10.0\Common7\IDE\PrivateAssemblies\
  • For editing with Report Builder:
    C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\Report Builder\
    C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\Report Builder 3.0\
    C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services\SSRS\ReportServer\bin

Step 2. Open Properties Window

  • Right click in the report background area and click Report Properties...

Step 3. Add Reference

  • In the Report Properties window, select the References section.
  • 1) Click Add to add the assembly
  • 2) Type: BarCodeWizFonts.DataMatrix
  • 3) Click Add to add a class instance
  • 4) Type BarCodeWizFonts.DataMatrix.DataMatrixFonts for class name and MyDataMatrix for instance name.