Barcode Expert Dialog
The Barcode Expert dialog helps you create and edit a barcode object and then insert it in a report. It appears when you select Insert > Barcode.
The following are details about options in the dialog:
Lists the data resources that can be used for the barcode. The data source of a barcode can be database fields, formulas, summaries or parameters.
Specifies the barcode type. You can choose from the following: UPC-A, UPC-E, EAN-13, EAN-8, Code39, Code128 and Codabar.
Specifies the unit for values of Quiet Zone, Narrow Width, Supplement, Height, and Ratio. Can be Mils (0.001 inch), Metric (0.01 millimeter), and Points (1/72 inch).
Specifies the space around the barcode where there are no dark marks. Most of symbology requires a quiet zone which precedes the following barcode.
Specifies the barcode bar width.
Specifies the supplement. Some barcode types, such as CODE39, CODE128 and Codabar, do not have supplements.
Specifies the height of the barcode.
Specifies the width ratio of the thick bar to the thin bar in the CODE39/ Codabar barcode. The ratio box can have only 2 effective values, 2.0 and 3.0. Any ratio values that are not equal to 2.0 or 3.0 will be regarded as 2.0. Enabled only for CODE39 and Codabar.
Specifies the default value for the barcode, which will be used for the barcode in design mode.
Enable Checking Digits
Specifies whether the checking digits will be enabled.
Specifies whether to display the barcode numbers together with the barcode. Enabled only for CODE39, CODE128, and Codabar.
Enable Length Optimization
Specifies whether to enable optimizing the length of the barcode in the report result. Available to Code 128 only.
Accepts the changes and inserts the barcode into your report.
Does not retain the changes and closes the dialog.
Displays the help document about this feature.