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UPC Supplemental 5

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UPC Supplemental 5 is a 5-digit supplement for the EAN-13 barcode. It is used on books to indicate the suggested retail price.

Barcode - UPC Supplemental 5

Refer to the following article for more information: UPC-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 UPCSupplemental5 (an object of the UPCSupplemental5Generator type).

  3. Specify common barcode properties.

Runtime Example

The following code creates the UPC Supplemental 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 CreateUPCSupplemental5BarCode(string BarCodeText) {
    // Create a bar code control.
    XRBarCode barCode = new XRBarCode();

    // Set the bar code's type to UPC Supplemental 5.
    barCode.Symbology = new UPCSupplemental5Generator();

    // Adjust the bar code's main properties.
    barCode.Text = BarCodeText;
    barCode.Width = 150;
    barCode.Height = 55;

    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) {