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EAN13.UPCA.EAN8.UPCE.CODE39.GS1-128.ITF14.PLESSY.CODE93.

Crystal Reports Barcode Fonts Tutorial

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Aeromium Barcode Fonts comes bundled with formulas to help you create barcodes in Crystal Reports easily. This tutorial is specially designed to get you started in generating barcodes in your reports.

Prerequisites


1. Ensure the appropriate Aeromium Barcode Fonts and Crystal Reports are installed.

Note - The trial version of Aeromium can also be used in this tutorial.

2. Launch Crystal Reports from the Windows Start Menu. Create a new report or use your existing report for the following steps.

Tutorial


1. In the Field Explorer, create a new formula by right clicking Formula Fields and select the New item in the context menu.



Note - If you cannot see the Field Explorer, click on the menu View->Field Explorer in Crystal Report.

2. Name your formula aerocode39

3. You will now see the Formula Workshop - Formula Editor. Change the syntax from "Crystal Syntax" to "Basic Syntax".


4. Copy and paste the formula for the barcode that you intend to use from the file AeromiumBarcodeFormulasForCrystalReport.txt to the Crystal Report's Formula Editor. The text file can be found in the CrystalReports subdirectory of Aeromium Barcode Fonts.

The table below shows the barcode and their corresponding formulas in the AeromiumBarcodeFormulasForCrystalReport.txt text file.

Barcode SymbologyFormulas
Code 128 A AeroCode128 A
Code 128 B AeroCode128 B
Code 128 C AeroCode128 C
Code 128 Auto AeroCode128 Auto
Code 39 AeroCode39
Code39 Extended AeroCode39 Extended
EAN13 AeroEAN13
EAN8 AeroEAN8
EXT2 AeroEXT2
EXT5 AeroEXT5
I2of5 AeroI2of5
Industrial 2of5 AeroIndustrial2of5
ITF14 AeroITF14
Modified Plessy AeroModifiedPlessy
POSTNET AeroPOSTNET
UCCEAN (GS1 128) AeroUCCEAN
UPCA AeroUPCA
UPCE AeroUPCE


5. Modify the 'data = "12345678' statement to encode the specific data or alternatively set it to a data source field.

6. Save the formula and drag it to your report to create a formula field.

7. Set the font of the formula field to the appropriate barcode font. For example, for Code 39, the font can be FontCode39H3.

Note - The font preview in the drop down list of Crystal Reports may appear as barcodes.


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