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Interleaved 2 of 5

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Interleaved 2 of 5 is a high-density numerical barcode based on the Standard 2 of 5 symbology. It is used primarily in the distribution and warehousing industries.

Barcode - Interleaved 2 of 5

Refer to the following article for more details: Interleaved 2 of 5.

Add the Bar Code to a Report

  1. Drag the XRBarCode item from the DX.20.2: Report Controls tab and drop it onto the report.

  2. Set the XRBarCode control’s Symbology property to Interleaved2of5 (an object of the Interleaved2of5Generator type).

  3. Specify common barcode properties and properties specific to Interleaved 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 Interleaved 2 of 5 barcode and specifies its properties.


The complete sample project is available in the following repository: https://github.com/DevExpress-Examples/Reporting_how-to-add-a-bar-code-to-a-report-e167.

using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Drawing.Printing;
using System.Windows.Forms;
using DevExpress.XtraPrinting.BarCode;
using DevExpress.XtraReports.UI;
// ...
public XRBarCode CreateInterleaved2of5BarCode(string BarCodeText) {
    // Create a bar code controle.
    XRBarCode barCode = new XRBarCode();

    // Set the bar code's type to Interleaved 2 of 5.
    barCode.Symbology = new Interleaved2of5Generator();

    // Adjust the bar code's main properties.
    barCode.Text = BarCodeText;
    barCode.Width = 400;
    barCode.Height = 100;

    // Adjust the properties specific to the bar code type.
    ((Interleaved2of5Generator)barCode.Symbology).CalcCheckSum = false;
    ((Interleaved2of5Generator)barCode.Symbology).WideNarrowRatio = 3;

    return barCode;

To add the XRBarCode to a report band, handle the report’s BeforePrint event.

using System.Drawing.Printing;
// ...

private void XtraReport1_BeforePrint(object sender, PrintEventArgs e) {