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Interleaved 2 of 5 Barcodes with SQL Server Reporting Services SSRS -As Text

Barcodes in SSRS using BarCodeWiz Interleaved 2 of 5 Fonts

  • This tutorial shows how you can add barcodes to SQL Server Reporting Services.
  • Barcodes are encoded using text inserted into a table.
  • Watch the video or follow the steps below.

Step 1. Create a new Report

  • Click on File > New > Blank Report

Step 2. Connect your Data Source.

  • In this example, we are using a simple 3-column items data set.

Step 3. Configure Report Properties

  • Open Properties Window - right-click in the report background area and click Report Properties...

Add Reference:

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

Step 4. Insert a Text Box

  • Insert a text box into the report by dragging one of the columns from your DataSet.
  • In this example, the text box is placed inside a Table.

  • Edit the expression as shown
  • We are using the function ITF()

  • Let's preview the report. It should look like this.:

Set Font Properties

  • Set Font Name to: BCW_i25h_2
  • Set Font Size to: 22

Step 5. Finalize and generate report

  • Under the Home tab, in the Views section click Run to generate the report.