iReport GS1 128 Generator Plugin Tutorial
Generate, create linear barcode GS1 128 (EAN 128) images in iReport reports
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GS1 128 (EAN 128) for iReport plugin generate, create GS1 128 (EAN 128) barcode in iReport Jasper Reports

  • Simple to generate, print GS1 128 / EAN 128 barcodes in iReport reports
  • Redistribute iReport GS1 128 / EAN 128 barcode library (jar) easily
  • Easy to use with no barcode fonts or programming required
  • No reguistration key or activation code needed
  • Completely developed in NETBeans iReport Custom Extended Report Item framework.
  • Printed GS1-128 barcodes are compatible with latest GS1 specifications
  • Mature iReport GS1 128 / EAN 128 barcode generation plugin using Java Barcode Generator library

iReport Barcode GS1 128 / EAN 128 Generator Introduction
iReport Barcode is a NETBeans iReport Custom Extended Report Item which helps you easily generate and print high quality 1D (linear) and 2D (matrix) barcodes in your iReport reports.

EAN-128 / GS1-128 Introduction

GS1-128 is an application standard of the GS1 implementation using the Code 128 barcode specification. The former correct name was UCC/EAN-128. Other no longer used names have included UCC-128 and EAN-128. GS1-128 uses a series of Application Identifiers to include additional data such as best before dates, batch numbers, quantities, weights and many other attributes needed by the user.

iReport EAN 128/GS1 128 Generator - Valid Data Scope

  • all 128 characters of ASCII, including A-Z, a-z, 0-9,etc
  • values 128-255 in accordance with ISO 8859-1. There are referred to as extended ASCII.

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How to generate GS1-128 barcodes in iReport?
Here are simple steps to create a GS1-128 (EAN-128) barcode in iReport. View details: How to generate and print barcodes in iReport reprts.

One more guide for you to stream GS1-128 barcodes in iReport using Java Barcode Generator buildin Servlet web application.
  1. Create a new report, and add barcode.jar to report classpath from the downloaded evaluation package
  2. Drag an image item in Palette to report
  3. Click "Cancel" button, in "Select an image file" window
  4. Right click on the image and edit its "Properties", and set property "Expression Class" to "net.sf.jasperreports.engine.JRRenderable";
  5. To input GS1-128 barcode data manually, set property "Image Expression" to "new com.onbarcode.barcode.jasper.JasperRenderer(
    com.onbarcode.barcode.jasper.BarcodeGenerator.draw(13, "(12)12345", "", "X=2&Y=60"))
  6. To print GS1-128 with data from database, please set property "Image Expression" to "new com.onbarcode.barcode.jasper.JasperRenderer(
    com.onbarcode.barcode.jasper.BarcodeGenerator.draw(13, $F{data field} + "", "", "X=2&Y=60"))

    BarcodeGenerator.draw method accepts 4 parameters:
    the second is the barcode data to encode, in String,
    the last is the barcode settings String. More details about barcode settings string, please check the GS1-128 property table below
iReport Barcode GS1-128 Generator - Property Settings
Category Properties Value Comments
Basic Property: Data Type: expression
Default: ""
  • If you encode the barcode data text directly, the text string should be around by " " ", such as "12345"

  • If you encode the barcode data from dataset, input the expression, such as row["CUSTOMERNUMBER"]
Barcode value to encode.

GS1 128 / EAN 128 Valid Data Char Set:

  • all 128 characters of ASCII

  • values 128-255 in accordance with ISO 8859-1. There are referred to as extended ASCII.

Property: Add CheckSum Char Type: boolean
Default: false
Add CheckSum Char property is not applied here.
GS1 128
EAN 128
Property: Process Tilde Type: boolean
Default: false
Set the Process Tilde property to true, if you want use the tilde character "~" to specify special characters in the input data.

  • 1-byte character: ~0dd/~1dd/~2dd (character value from 000 ~ 255); ASCII character '~' is presented by ~126
    Strings from "~256" to "~299" are unused
  • 2-byte character (Unicode): ~6ddddd (character value from 00000 ~ 65535)
    Strings from "~665536" to "~699999" are unused
  • for GS1 AI Code:
    ~ai2: AI code with 2 digits
    ~ai3: AI code with 3 digits
    ~ai4: AI code with 4 digits
    ~ai5: AI code with 5 digits
    ~ai6: AI code with 6 digits
    ~ai7: AI code with 7 digits
Property: Unit of Measure Type: int
Default: 0 (pixel)
Unit of meature for all size related settings in the library.
Valid values: 0: pixel; 1: inch; 2: cm.
Property: X Type: float
Default: 1
Width of barcode bar module (narrow bar), default is 1 pixel
Property: Y Type: float
Default: 30
Height of barcode bar module, default is 30 pixel
Property: Left Margin Type: float
Default: 0
Barcode image left margin size.
Property: Right Margin Type: float
Default: 0
Barcode image right margin size.
Property: Top Margin Type: float
Default: 0
Barcode image top margin size.
Property: Bottom Type: float
Default: 0
Barcode image bottom margin size.
Property: Resolution (in dpi) Type: int
Default: 72
Barcode image resolution in DPI (Dots per inch).
Property: Rotate Type: int
Default: 0 (rotate angle in 0 degree)
Valid values:

  • 0 (rotate angle in 0 degree)
  • 90 (rotate angle in 90 degree)
  • 180 (rotate angle in 180 degree)
  • 270 (rotate angle in 270 degree)
Property: Show Text Type: boolean
Default: true
If true, display barcode data text under the barcode, otherwise do not display.
Property: Text Font Size Type: int
Default: 11
Barcode text font size.
Property: Text Margin Type: float
Default: 6
Space between barcode and barcode data text, default is 6 pixels
iReport Barcode Generator Supporting BarCode Types
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