Online Guide

How to Use BC.NetBarcodeGenerator.Datamatrix
To create and generate Data Matrix in .NET Windows Forms, ASP.NET Web Forms, and IIS applications.

Guide Overview

In addition to using BC.NetBarcodeGenerator.Datamatrix library to generate Data Matrix in .NET Class, you can also generate Data Matrix barcodes in .NET Windows Forms, ASP.NET Web Forms, and IIS applications in other ways. Please firstly download and get the free trial library of BC.NetBarcodeGenerator.Datamatrix. And the only thing for integration is to add your project reference to the library dll.

BC.NetBarcodeGenerator.Datamatrix

PLEASE NOTE, ASP.NET web project and .NET Windows Forms project demos are included in our free trial package. Please download a trial to see more.


1. Generate Data Matrix with Controller

One is for generating Data Matrix on ASP.NET Web Forms, and another is for Windows Forms. Please note that you can set barcode properties in the property window.

How to in ASP.NET Web Forms

1. Create an ASP.NET Web Forms project.
2. Add the project reference to BC.NetBarcodeGeneratorTrial.Datamatrix.dll.
3. Right-click in Visual Studio ToolBox, select "Add a Tab", and name it as "BC".
4. Right-click on "BC" and click "Choose Item...".
5. Click button "Browse..." and open BC.NetBarcodeGeneratorTrial.Datamatrix.dll.
6. Check the component "BCWebDatamatrix" of BC.AspNetBarcodeGeneratorTrial and click "OK".
7. Successfully add Data Matrix component under the "BC" tab in Visual Studio Toolbox.
8. Copy "BC.AspNetBarcodeGeneratorTrial.Datamatrix.aspx" and "BC.AspNetBarcodeGeneratorTrial.Datamatrix.aspx.cs"
from unzipped package "BC.IIS" folder to the same folder as your aspx pages. 9. Drag "BCWebDatamatrix" to your ASPX web forms and run your website.

How to in .NET Windows Forms

1. Create a .NET Windows Forms project.
2. Add the project reference to BC.NetBarcodeGeneratorTrial.Datamatrix.dll.
3. Right-click in Visual Studio ToolBox, select "Add a Tab", and name it as "BC".
4. Right-click on "BC" and click "Choose Item...".
5. Click button "Browse..." and open BC.NetBarcodeGeneratorTrial.Datamatrix.dll.
6. Check the component "BCWinDatamatrix" of BC.NetWinBarcodeGeneratorTrial and click "OK".
7. Successfully add Data Matrix component under the "BC" tab in Visual Studio Toolbox.
8. Drag "BCWinDatamatrix" to your Windows Forms and run your project.

2. Generate Data Matrix with BC.IIS

This section illustrates how to stream Data Matrix barcode image in IIS web application using our built-in Data Matrix generation application ("BC.IIS"). And you can find it after unzipping our free trial package. So, please get the free trial firstly.

How to in IIS

1. Copy "BC.IIS" folder to your Internet Information Services (IIS) folder, like C:\inetpub.
2. In IIS, create a new virtual directory and name it as "BC.Test" and connect it to "BC.IIS" in C:\inetpub.
3. Restart IIS, open a web browser, and navigate to the following sample URL:
   http://BC.IIS/BC.AspNetBarcodeGeneratorTrial.Datamatrix.aspx?SetData=WWW.BARCODEC.COM&SetDPI=96
4. To insert a Data Matrix barcode in your HTML or aspx pages, you can directly insert an image tag (img) into the web pages.
   <img src="http://BC.IIS/BC.AspNetBarcodeGeneratorTrial.Datamatrix.aspx?SetData=WWW.BARCODEC.COM&SetDPI=96">

Please Note: 
1. You can adjust all barcodes properties via setting web stream URL parameters.
2. BC.NetBarcodeGenerator.Datamatrix only supports Data Matrix generation for .NET applications. To create all 2D barcodes in .NET applications
and create all 1D barcodes in .NET applications, you should use our BC.NetBarcodeGenerator.All.




Guide for Each Barcode Symbology