BarCodeControl.Symbology Property

Gets or sets the symbology (code type) for the bar code and the text.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraEditors

Assembly: DevExpress.XtraEditors.v20.1.dll

Declaration

[DXCategory("Behavior")]
[DefaultValue(BarCodeSymbology.Code128)]
public BarCodeGeneratorBase Symbology { get; set; }
<DXCategory("Behavior")>
<DefaultValue(BarCodeSymbology.Code128)>
Public Property Symbology As BarCodeGeneratorBase

Property Value

Type Default Description
BarCodeGeneratorBase

Code128

A BarCodeGeneratorBase class descendant that defines the symbology for the current BarCodeControl control.

Remarks

The symbology determines the bar code type including the set of allowed characters. Available bar code types are listed below.

1D Bar Codes

2D Bar Codes

Examples

This example illustrates how to use BarCodeControl to display a QR code.

BarCode-QRCode-ex2

using DevExpress.XtraPrinting.BarCode;
using DevExpress.XtraEditors;

BarCodeControl barCodeControl1 = new BarCodeControl();
barCodeControl1.Parent = this;
barCodeControl1.Size = new System.Drawing.Size(150, 150);
barCodeControl1.AutoModule = true;
barCodeControl1.Text = "1234567890";
QRCodeGenerator symb = new QRCodeGenerator();
barCodeControl1.Symbology = symb;

// Adjust the QR barcode's specific properties.
symb.CompactionMode = QRCodeCompactionMode.AlphaNumeric;
symb.ErrorCorrectionLevel = QRCodeErrorCorrectionLevel.H;
symb.Version = QRCodeVersion.AutoVersion;
See Also