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How to generate a Data Matrix barcode using the Native Generator for Crystal Reports?

Need to generate Data Matrix barcodes in Crystal using the IDAutomation Native Crystal Reports Generator.


Application: Crystal Reports

10-07-15     1418 day(s) ago    

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This post explains how to generate a Data Matrix barcode using the Native Barcode Generator for Crystal Reports (Linear + 2D Package). Because the demo version produces a static barcode, the post assumes the user is working with the licensed version.

1. Download the product.
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2. Right-click the zip and select Extract All.
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3. If you are using the Linear + 2D version, open the folder named IDAutomation_2DCrystalNativeBarcodeGenerator. If you are using the stand-alone Data Matrix Native Package, access the appropriate folder.
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4. Open the report named IDAutomation Native - DataMatrix.
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5. In the sample report, there should be an object in the Details section of the report.
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6. Right-click the object and choose Copy.
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7. In your own report, right-click and select paste. This will paste the Data Matrix object and all code from the sample file into your own Crystal Report.
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8. Right-click the object and select Edit Formula.
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9. In the formula editor, verify the Syntax is set to Basic Syntax.
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10. To edit or set the data, modify the DataToEncode =

Here is an example using static data.

DataToEncode = "Hi, How are you?"

Here is an example using fields.

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After setting the data, select Save and close. Preview the report.

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