ASP.NET Core Barcode Overview

The Barcode TagHelper and HtmlHelper for ASP.NET Core are server-side wrappers for the Kendo UI Barcode widget. To add the component to your ASP.NET Core app, you can use either.

The Barcode represents data in a machine-readable format.

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To see the component in action, check the examples:

Initializing the Barcode

The following example demonstrates how to define the Barcode.

    <kendo-barcode name="barcode"></kendo-barcode>

Basic Configuration

To configure the Barcode, pass the configuration options as attributes:

  • The name of the Barcode is mandatory. It specifies the "id" attribute of the widget.

  • You can select the appropriate encoding (symbology) from the available options. Specify it by passing an enum value to the encoding method.

    .Border(border => border.Color("red").Width(2)))
    <kendo-barcode name="barcode" value="10110110" type="BarcodeSymbology.Code128" width="200" height="100">
        <border color="red" width="2"/>

Functionality and Features

The Barcode supports a set of encoding types.

Referencing Existing Instances

To reference an existing Barcode instance, use the configuration option. Once a reference is established, use the Barcode client-side API to control its behavior.

  // Place the following after the declaration of the Barcode for ASP.NET Core.
  $(function() {
      // The Name() of the Barcode is used to get its client-side instance.
      var barcode = $("#barcode").data("kendoBarcode");
      barcode.value("foo") // Supply a valid value for that encoding. Then, the Barcode will redraw automatically.

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