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Interleaved 2 of 5 (ITF) Barcodes in SQL Server Reporting Services SSRS -As Images

ITF Barcodes encoded as Images in SSRS

  • BarCodeWiz Interleaved 2 of 5 Fonts may be used to create barcodes in SSRS.
  • Follow the steps below, or watch the video to add barcodes to your own report.

Before You Begin

Step 1. 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 2. Insert image

  • Insert an image (Insert > Image) into the report
  • Drag one of the columns from your DataSet onto the image field
  • In this example, the image is placed inside a Table

Step 3. Edit Image Properties

  • Right-click on the table cell with image field and select Image Properties...

  • 1. Select Database as the image source.
  • 2. Select image/png as the MIME type.
  • 3. Click on the Fx button to open the Expression window.

  • Set the value for the expression:
    =Code.MyITF.ToImageBytes(Code.MyITF.ITF( Fields!item_sku.Value ), "BCW_i25h_2", 22, 300.0, "png" )
  • Replace item_sku with the name of the field from your dataset.


  • Hit F5 to preview the results