How to generate and print PDF-417 2D barcode images in VB.NET using PDF417 .NET DLL
VB.NET PDF417 Barcode Generator
  • Professional barcode component for .NET 2.0/3.0/4.0
  • Generate QR Code, UPC/EAN, GS1-128, ISBN, and more in .NET
  • Support VB.NET, C#, Managed C++ and Borland Delphi for .NET
Barcode in VB.NET > 2D > PDF417
PDF-417 Barcode Generation Component in VB.NET
  • Add advanced PDF-417 generation capability to your VB.NET projects
  • .NET control DLL completely written in managed code
  • Provide intelligent solution for module bar customization
  • Capable to define the account of rows and columns in the symbol
  • Support the Macro PDF417 and Truncated PDF417 barcode image creation
  • Easy to add margins to the barcode symbol for better readability
  • Create image files in Gif, Png, Tiff, Jpeg, or Bitmap
  • Provide royalty-free distribution license to every purchaser
.NET PDF-417 Generator Control is a .NET-programming component that allows VB.NET developers to insert PDF-417 creation capability into projects. The generator is a mature .NET control library which is written completely in managed code. It could be installed with simple Xcopy.
.NET PDF-417 Generator DLL supports the following projects in VB.NET:
  • Console Application (runtime support)
  • Windows Forms Application (design-time and runtime support)
  • Class Library (runtime support)
  • Windows Service (runtime support)
.NET PDF-417 Generator in VB.NET - PDF-417 Information
PDF-417 is a popular barcode symbology in primarily transport, identification cards, inventory management, and other applications. It is could be linked to other symbols, therefore could be used with other barcode symbologies in applications. What’s more, the dimensions of the barcode symbol including X &Y dimensions are customizable according to its barcode specification.
.NET PDF-417 Generator valid data:
  • 128 ASCII characters
  • Extended ASCII (ASCII characters 128-255, in accordance with ISO 8859-1)
PDF-417 Creator .NET DLL in VB.NET - PDF-417 Generation

Install PDF417 .NET Barcode Maker Component to VB.NET projects

Before you create PDF-417 in VB.NET, you need to install:
  • Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7
  • .NET 2.0, 3.0 and advanced version
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2005/2008/2010
  • Avapose.Barcode for .NET

Generate PDF-417 in VB.NET in .NET Class with PDF417 Writer .NET Library

  1. Download Avapose.com trial package and unzip;
  2. Add Avapose.matrixbarcode.winforms.dll to the VB Winform project reference;
  3. Drag and drop a button to the form, and double-click the button;
  4. In the Form1.cs, add using Avapose.matrixbarcode, copy the following sample code to accordingly
Dim barcode As Avapose.matrixbarcode.Matrix = New Avapose.matrixbarcode.Matrix()
barcode.MatrixBarcode = Avapose.matrixbarcode.MatrixBarcode.Pdf417
barcode.Pdf417DataMode = Avapose.matrixbarcode.Pdf417DataMode.Auto
barcode.BarcodeData = "AVAPOSE"
barcode.ApplyTilde = False
barcode.Pdf417ECLevel = Avapose.matrixbarcode.Pdf417ECLevel.Level_0
barcode.ECI = 3

'MacroPDF-417
barcode.MacroPdf417 = False
barcode.MacroFileIndex = 0
barcode.MacroSegmentCount = 0
barcode.MacroSegmentIndex = 0

'TruncatedPDF-417
barcode.TruncatedPdf417 = False

' barcode Size
barcode.MeasurementUnit = Avapose.matrixbarcode.MeasurementUnit.Pixel
barcode.ResizeBarcode = True
barcode.BarWidth_X = 2
barcode.BarWidthHeightRatio = 0.4
barcode.Pdf417RowCount = 6
barcode.Pdf417ColumnCount = 6
barcode.BottomMargin = 10
barcode.TopMargin = 10
barcode.LeftMargin = 10
barcode.RightMargin = 10
barcode.BarcodeWidth = 175
barcode.BarcodeHeight = 50
barcode.HoriBarAlignment = Avapose.matrixbarcode.HoriBarAlignment.Center
barcode.Rotation = Avapose.matrixbarcode.Rotation.Degree0

' Barcode Color
barcode.BackgroundColor = Color.White
barcode.ForegroundColor = Color.Black

'Barcode Image
barcode.Resolution = 96
barcode.ImageFormat = System.Drawing.Imaging.ImageFormat.Gif
barcode.DrawBarcodeImage("e:/ pdf417.gif")
'create, draw, paint barcode on Graphics object
Public Sub DrawBarcodeImage(ByVal graphics As System.Drawing.Graphics)
'create, draw, paint barcode on Bitmap object
Public Function DrawBarcodeImage() As System.Drawing.Bitmap
'create and draw to image file
Public Sub DrawBarcodeImage(ByVal filename As String)
'create, draw, paint barcodeon Stream object
Public Sub DrawBarcodeImage(ByVal fileStream As System.IO.Stream)
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Testmonial for Avapose Barcode Generator for .NET
We bought your product .NET Barcode Generator for VB.NET programming a few weeks ago, and it works pretty well!
Carlos Louis, Eureka Software Ltd, UK.