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Industrial 2 of 5

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Standard 2 of 5 is a low-density numerical barcode that was introduced in the 1960s. It has been used in the photofinishing and warehouse sorting industries, as well as to sequentially number airline tickets.

Barcode - Industrial 2 of 5

Add the Bar Code to a Report

  1. Drag the XRBarCode item from the DX.23.2: Report Controls tab and drop it onto the report.

  2. Set the XRBarCode control’s Symbology property to Industrial2of5 (an object of the Industrial2of5Generator type).

  3. Specify common barcode properties and properties specific to Industrial 2 of 5.

Specific Properties

  • CalcCheckSum

    Gets or sets whether to calculate a checksum for the bar code.

  • WideNarrowRatio

    Gets or sets the density of a bar code’s bars.

Runtime Example

The following code creates the Industrial 2 of 5 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 CreateIndustrial2of5BarCode(string BarCodeText) {
    // Create a barcode control.
    XRBarCode barCode = new XRBarCode();

    // Set the barcode's type to Industrial 2 of 5.
    barCode.Symbology = new Industrial2of5Generator();

    // Adjust the main properties of the barcode.
    barCode.Text = BarCodeText;
    barCode.Width = 400;
    barCode.Height = 100;

    // Adjust the properties specific to the barcode type.
    ((Industrial2of5Generator)barCode.Symbology).CalcCheckSum = false;
    ((Industrial2of5Generator)barCode.Symbology).WideNarrowRatio = 3;

    return barCode;

The code example below shows how to create a report with the Standard 2 of 5 barcode:

using DevExpress.XtraPrinting.BarCode;
using DevExpress.XtraReports.UI;

var barCode = CreateIndustrial2of5BarCode("012345678");

var report = new XtraReport() {
    Bands = {
        new DetailBand() {
            Controls = { barCode }