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PDF417Generator Class

Generates a PDF417 barcode.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraPrinting.BarCode

Assembly: DevExpress.Printing.v23.2.Core.dll

NuGet Package: DevExpress.Printing.Core


public class PDF417Generator :


The following code creates the PDF417 barcode and specifies its properties:

View Example: How to add a bar code to a report

using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Drawing.Printing;
using System.Windows.Forms;
using DevExpress.XtraPrinting.BarCode;
using DevExpress.XtraReports.UI;
// ...
public XRBarCode CreatePDF417BarCode(string BarCodeText) {
    // Create a barcode control.
    XRBarCode barCode = new XRBarCode();

    // Set the barcode's type to PDF417.
    barCode.Symbology = new PDF417Generator();

    // Adjust the barcode's main properties.
    barCode.Text = BarCodeText;
    barCode.Width = 400;
    barCode.Height = 150;

    // If the AutoModule property is set to false, uncomment the next line.
    barCode.AutoModule = true;
    //barcode.Module = 3;

    // Adjust the properties specific to the barcode type.
    ((PDF417Generator)barCode.Symbology).Columns = 1;
    ((PDF417Generator)barCode.Symbology).CompactionMode = PDF417CompactionMode.Text;
    ((PDF417Generator)barCode.Symbology).ErrorCorrectionLevel = ErrorCorrectionLevel.Level2;
    ((PDF417Generator)barCode.Symbology).Rows = 9;
    ((PDF417Generator)barCode.Symbology).TruncateSymbol = false;
    ((PDF417Generator)barCode.Symbology).YToXRatio = 3;

    return barCode;


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