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Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Reporting Cookbook by Kamalakannan Elangovan

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Generating and displaying barcodes in reports

Shop-floor and warehouse reports require barcodes to be printed for handling goods, and many other reports also demand barcode strings to be printed on the report. This recipe is focused on guiding you to build barcodes in SSRS. Here we will attempt to print the barcode of the inventory batch table.

How to do it…

  1. Create a simple query, and then add the InventBatch table as a datasource. Keep the fields selective only with InventBatch and ItemId.
  2. This will be an RDP-based report so create a temporary table with the fields shown here. The fields Barcode and BarcodeHR will store encoded values and so must extend the EDT BarcodeString:
  3. Create a Contract class as shown here. The barcode setup field in the ...

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