Data Matrix 2D Fonts in SQL Server Reporting Services SSRS

How to create barcodes in SSRS using BarCodeWiz DataMatrix Fonts

  • This tutorial shows how you can add DataMatrix 2D barcodes to SQL Server Reporting Services.
Data Matrix barcodes in SSRS

Before You Begin

Step 1. 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

Step 2. Edit Text Box Properties

  • Right-Click > Expression...
Add a new Reference
  • Edit the expression as shown
  • Let's preview the report. It should look like this:

Step 3. Set Font Properties

  • Set Font Name to: BCW_2D

The Result

  • The report is now ready.