.NET Framework 4.5.2+
.NET Framework 4.5.2+
.NET Standard 2.0+

BarCode.Save(Stream, ImageFormat) Method

Saves the barcode image to a stream in the specified format.

Namespace: DevExpress.BarCodes

Assembly: DevExpress.Docs.v21.1.dll


public void Save(
    Stream stream,
    ImageFormat format


Name Type Description
stream Stream

Specifies the output stream.

format ImageFormat

An ImageFormat enumeration member that specifies the image format.


Use the Save method overloads to export a barcode to an image file. Static properties of the ImageFormat class allow you to specify an output image format. To save a barcode as a vector image, pass the ImageFormat.Emf parameter to the method.

The example below shows how to create a QR code and save it as an image.

using DevExpress.BarCodes;

BarCode barCode = new BarCode();
barCode.Symbology = Symbology.QRCode;
barCode.CodeText = "https://www.devexpress.com/";
barCode.BackColor = Color.White;
barCode.ForeColor = Color.Black;
barCode.RotationAngle = 0;
barCode.CodeBinaryData = Encoding.Default.GetBytes(barCode.CodeText);
barCode.Options.QRCode.CompactionMode = QRCodeCompactionMode.Byte;
barCode.Options.QRCode.ErrorLevel = QRCodeErrorLevel.Q;
barCode.Options.QRCode.ShowCodeText = false;
barCode.DpiX = 72;
barCode.DpiY = 72;
barCode.Module = 2f;

using (FileStream stream = new FileStream("BarCodeImage.png", FileMode.Create))
    barCode.Save(stream, System.Drawing.Imaging.ImageFormat.Png);
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