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UPC Shipping Container Symbol (ITF-14)

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The UPC Shipping Container Symbol (ITF-14) barcode is used to mark packaging materials that contain products labeled with a UPC or EAN product identification number.

Barcode - UPC Shipping Container Symbol (ITF-14)

Refer to the following article for more information: ITF-14.

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 ITF14 (an object of the ITF14Generator type).

  3. Specify common barcode properties and properties specific to ITF-14 .

Specific Properties

Runtime Example

The following code creates the UPC Shipping Container Symbol (ITF-14) 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 CreateITF14BarCode(string BarCodeText) {
    // Create a bar code control.
    XRBarCode barCode = new XRBarCode();

    // Set the barcode's type to ITF-14.  
    barCode.Symbology = new ITF14Generator();

    // Adjust the bar code's main properties.
    barCode.Text = BarCodeText;
    barCode.Width = 350;
    barCode.Height = 100;

    // Adjust the properties specific to the bar code type.
    ((ITF14Generator)barCode.Symbology).CalcCheckSum = false;
    ((ITF14Generator)barCode.Symbology).WideNarrowRatio = 2.5f;

    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) {