VB.NET Code 2 of 5 Generator Data Encoding Tutorial

sample source code to input valid data and generate linear Code 2 of 5 images in VB.NET


 

Setup Code 2 of 5 VB.NET Generator

Code 2 of 5, also known as Standard 2 of 5, Industrial 2 of 5, is a low-density numeric symbology that has been widely used in warehouse, photo finishing and airline industries.

OnBarcode.com provides more details about how to set Code 2 of 5 barcode size and image in Barcode Generator Control on VB.NET:


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Code 2 of 5 VB.NET Generator installation

1. Download the trial package and unzip

2. Copy OnBarcode.Barcode.WinForms.dll to your .NET project folder

3. Do not copy dll to .NET bin directory, .NET build tools will do it for you.

4. Add OnBarcode.Barcode.WinForms.dll to .NET project reference

5. Right click .NET Visual Studio Toolbox, select menu Choose Items...

6. In "Choose Toolbox Items" form, click button "Browse...", and select OnBarcode.Barcode.WinForms.dll

7. After selection, you will find four items under "Components" section: LinearWinForm, DataMatrixWinForm, PDF417WinForm, and QRCodeWinForm

After, get it ready in VB.NET by placing the following statement where Code 2 of 5 VB.NET Generator is needed:

Dim code2of5 As OnBarcode.Barcode.Linear

code2of5 = New OnBarcode.Barcode.Linear

code2of5.Type = OnBarcode.Barcode.BarcodeType.CODE2OF5

 

Select Data for Code 2 of 5 VB.NET Generator

There are three code sets of Code 2 of 5. They are code set A, code set B, and code set C. Code 2 of 5 in different code set encodes different types of data character.

Generate Code 2 of 5 with Numeric Character

Code 2 of 5 is capable of encoding number 0 to 9.

Sample Usage:

Dim code2of5 As OnBarcode.Barcode.Linear = New OnBarcode.Barcode.Linear

code2of5.Type = OnBarcode.Barcode.BarcodeType.CODE2OF5

code2of5.Data = "123"

Make Code 2 of 5 using using Punctuations

Code 2 of 5 encodes - (Dash).

Sample Usage:

Dim code2of5 As OnBarcode.Barcode.Linear = New OnBarcode.Barcode.Linear

code2of5.Type = OnBarcode.Barcode.BarcodeType.CODE2OF5

code2of5.Data = "-"

 

Valid length for Data in Code 2 of 5 VB.NET Generator

Code 2 of 5 Data Length

Code 2 of 5 is variable length symbology, which easily encodes data at any length.

Data Length in Code 2 of 5 VB.NET Generator

The value of property Data, which is used to define the data in Code 2 of 5, is a string value. You can input data at any length in the string.

Sample Usage:

Dim code2of5 As OnBarcode.Barcode.Linear = New OnBarcode.Barcode.Linear

code2of5.Type = OnBarcode.Barcode.BarcodeType.CODE2OF5

code2of5.Data = "1"

Sample Usage:

Dim code2of5 As OnBarcode.Barcode.Linear = New OnBarcode.Barcode.Linear

code2of5.Type = OnBarcode.Barcode.BarcodeType.CODE2OF5

code2of5.Data = "12345678"









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