ByteScout BarCode Generator SDK – VB.NET – Add To Image

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How to add to image in VB.NET and ByteScout Barcode SDK

Write code in VB.NET to add to image with this step-by-step tutorial

The coding tutorials are designed to help you test the features without need to write your own code. ByteScout Barcode SDK is the fully featured library to generate barcodes. Supports QR Code, Code 39, Code 128, UPC, GS1, GS-128, PDF417, Datamatrix and many other barcode types. Includes various options for barcode generation to ensure output quality, add barcodes to new or existing pdf files and images. It can add to image in VB.NET.

VB.NET code samples for VB.NET developers help to speed up coding of your application when using ByteScout Barcode SDK. In your VB.NET project or application you may simply copy & paste the code and then run your app! Use of ByteScout Barcode SDK in VB.NET is also explained in the documentation included along with the product.

Free trial version of ByteScout Barcode SDK is available on our website. Documentation and source code samples are included.

AddBarcodeToImage.VS2005.vbproj
      
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <Project xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/developer/msbuild/2003" DefaultTargets="Build"> <PropertyGroup> <Configuration Condition=" '$(Configuration)' == '' ">Debug</Configuration> <Platform Condition=" '$(Platform)' == '' ">AnyCPU</Platform> <ProductVersion>8.0.50727</ProductVersion> <SchemaVersion>2.0</SchemaVersion> <ProjectGuid>{B00A19F0-7408-4520-9ED4-FCFBFE055611}</ProjectGuid> <OutputType>Exe</OutputType> <AppDesignerFolder>Properties</AppDesignerFolder> <RootNamespace>AddBarcodeToImage</RootNamespace> <AssemblyName>AddBarcodeToImage</AssemblyName> </PropertyGroup> <PropertyGroup Condition=" '$(Configuration)|$(Platform)' == 'Debug|AnyCPU' "> <DebugSymbols>true</DebugSymbols> <DebugType>full</DebugType> <Optimize>false</Optimize> <OutputPath>bin\Debug\</OutputPath> <DefineConstants>DEBUG,TRACE</DefineConstants> <ErrorReport>prompt</ErrorReport> <WarningLevel>4</WarningLevel> </PropertyGroup> <PropertyGroup Condition=" '$(Configuration)|$(Platform)' == 'Release|AnyCPU' "> <DebugType>pdbonly</DebugType> <Optimize>true</Optimize> <OutputPath>bin\Release\</OutputPath> <DefineConstants>TRACE</DefineConstants> <ErrorReport>prompt</ErrorReport> <WarningLevel>4</WarningLevel> </PropertyGroup> <ItemGroup> <Import Include="Microsoft.VisualBasic" /> <Import Include="System" /> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <Reference Include="Bytescout.BarCode, Version=2.0.0.253, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=f7dd1bd9d40a50eb, processorArchitecture=MSIL"> <SpecificVersion>False</SpecificVersion> </Reference> <Reference Include="System" /> <Reference Include="System.Data" /> <Reference Include="System.Xml" /> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <Compile Include="Program.vb" /> <Compile Include="Properties\AssemblyInfo.vb" /> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <Content Include="..\wikipedia.png"> <Link>wikipedia.png</Link> <CopyToOutputDirectory>Always</CopyToOutputDirectory> </Content> </ItemGroup> <Import Project="$(MSBuildBinPath)\Microsoft.VisualBasic.Targets" /> </Project>

AddBarcodeToImage.VS2008.vbproj
      
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <Project ToolsVersion="3.5" xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/developer/msbuild/2003" DefaultTargets="Build"> <PropertyGroup> <Configuration Condition=" '$(Configuration)' == '' ">Debug</Configuration> <Platform Condition=" '$(Platform)' == '' ">AnyCPU</Platform> <ProductVersion>9.0.30729</ProductVersion> <SchemaVersion>2.0</SchemaVersion> <ProjectGuid>{B00A19F0-7408-4520-9ED4-FCFBFE055611}</ProjectGuid> <OutputType>Exe</OutputType> <AppDesignerFolder>Properties</AppDesignerFolder> <RootNamespace>AddBarcodeToImage</RootNamespace> <AssemblyName>AddBarcodeToImage</AssemblyName> <TargetFrameworkVersion>v3.5</TargetFrameworkVersion> </PropertyGroup> <PropertyGroup Condition=" '$(Configuration)|$(Platform)' == 'Debug|AnyCPU' "> <DebugSymbols>true</DebugSymbols> <DebugType>full</DebugType> <Optimize>false</Optimize> <OutputPath>bin\Debug\</OutputPath> <DefineConstants>DEBUG,TRACE</DefineConstants> <ErrorReport>prompt</ErrorReport> <WarningLevel>4</WarningLevel> </PropertyGroup> <PropertyGroup Condition=" '$(Configuration)|$(Platform)' == 'Release|AnyCPU' "> <DebugType>pdbonly</DebugType> <Optimize>true</Optimize> <OutputPath>bin\Release\</OutputPath> <DefineConstants>TRACE</DefineConstants> <ErrorReport>prompt</ErrorReport> <WarningLevel>4</WarningLevel> </PropertyGroup> <ItemGroup> <Import Include="Microsoft.VisualBasic" /> <Import Include="System" /> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <Reference Include="Bytescout.BarCode, Version=2.0.0.253, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=f7dd1bd9d40a50eb, processorArchitecture=MSIL"> <SpecificVersion>False</SpecificVersion> </Reference> <Reference Include="System" /> <Reference Include="System.Data" /> <Reference Include="System.Xml" /> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <Compile Include="Program.vb" /> <Compile Include="Properties\AssemblyInfo.vb" /> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <Content Include="..\wikipedia.png"> <Link>wikipedia.png</Link> <CopyToOutputDirectory>Always</CopyToOutputDirectory> </Content> </ItemGroup> <Import Project="$(MSBuildToolsPath)\Microsoft.VisualBasic.Targets" /> </Project>

AddBarcodeToImage.VS2010.vbproj
      
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <Project ToolsVersion="4.0" xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/developer/msbuild/2003" DefaultTargets="Build"> <PropertyGroup> <Configuration Condition=" '$(Configuration)' == '' ">Debug</Configuration> <Platform Condition=" '$(Platform)' == '' ">AnyCPU</Platform> <ProductVersion>8.0.50727</ProductVersion> <SchemaVersion>2.0</SchemaVersion> <ProjectGuid>{B00A19F0-7408-4520-9ED4-FCFBFE055611}</ProjectGuid> <OutputType>Exe</OutputType> <AppDesignerFolder>Properties</AppDesignerFolder> <RootNamespace>AddBarcodeToImage</RootNamespace> <AssemblyName>AddBarcodeToImage</AssemblyName> </PropertyGroup> <PropertyGroup Condition=" '$(Configuration)|$(Platform)' == 'Debug|AnyCPU' "> <DebugSymbols>true</DebugSymbols> <DebugType>full</DebugType> <Optimize>false</Optimize> <OutputPath>bin\Debug\</OutputPath> <DefineConstants>DEBUG,TRACE</DefineConstants> <ErrorReport>prompt</ErrorReport> <WarningLevel>4</WarningLevel> </PropertyGroup> <PropertyGroup Condition=" '$(Configuration)|$(Platform)' == 'Release|AnyCPU' "> <DebugType>pdbonly</DebugType> <Optimize>true</Optimize> <OutputPath>bin\Release\</OutputPath> <DefineConstants>TRACE</DefineConstants> <ErrorReport>prompt</ErrorReport> <WarningLevel>4</WarningLevel> </PropertyGroup> <ItemGroup> <Import Include="Microsoft.VisualBasic" /> <Import Include="System" /> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <Reference Include="Bytescout.BarCode, Version=2.0.0.253, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=f7dd1bd9d40a50eb, processorArchitecture=MSIL"> <SpecificVersion>False</SpecificVersion> </Reference> <Reference Include="System" /> <Reference Include="System.Data" /> <Reference Include="System.Xml" /> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <Compile Include="Program.vb" /> <Compile Include="Properties\AssemblyInfo.vb" /> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <Content Include="..\wikipedia.png"> <Link>wikipedia.png</Link> <CopyToOutputDirectory>Always</CopyToOutputDirectory> </Content> </ItemGroup> <Import Project="$(MSBuildBinPath)\Microsoft.VisualBasic.Targets" /> </Project>

AddBarcodeToImage.VS2012.vbproj
      
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <Project ToolsVersion="4.0" xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/developer/msbuild/2003" DefaultTargets="Build"> <PropertyGroup> <Configuration Condition=" '$(Configuration)' == '' ">Debug</Configuration> <Platform Condition=" '$(Platform)' == '' ">AnyCPU</Platform> <SchemaVersion>2.0</SchemaVersion> <ProjectGuid>{B00A19F0-7408-4520-9ED4-FCFBFE055611}</ProjectGuid> <OutputType>Exe</OutputType> <AppDesignerFolder>Properties</AppDesignerFolder> <RootNamespace>AddBarcodeToImage</RootNamespace> <AssemblyName>AddBarcodeToImage</AssemblyName> <TargetFrameworkVersion>v4.0</TargetFrameworkVersion> </PropertyGroup> <PropertyGroup Condition=" '$(Configuration)|$(Platform)' == 'Debug|AnyCPU' "> <DebugSymbols>true</DebugSymbols> <DebugType>full</DebugType> <Optimize>false</Optimize> <OutputPath>bin\Debug\</OutputPath> <DefineConstants>DEBUG,TRACE</DefineConstants> <ErrorReport>prompt</ErrorReport> <WarningLevel>4</WarningLevel> </PropertyGroup> <PropertyGroup Condition=" '$(Configuration)|$(Platform)' == 'Release|AnyCPU' "> <DebugType>pdbonly</DebugType> <Optimize>true</Optimize> <OutputPath>bin\Release\</OutputPath> <DefineConstants>TRACE</DefineConstants> <ErrorReport>prompt</ErrorReport> <WarningLevel>4</WarningLevel> </PropertyGroup> <ItemGroup> <Import Include="Microsoft.VisualBasic" /> <Import Include="System" /> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <Reference Include="Bytescout.BarCode, Version=2.0.0.253, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=f7dd1bd9d40a50eb, processorArchitecture=MSIL"> <SpecificVersion>False</SpecificVersion> </Reference> <Reference Include="System" /> <Reference Include="System.Data" /> <Reference Include="System.Xml" /> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <Compile Include="Program.vb" /> <Compile Include="Properties\AssemblyInfo.vb" /> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <Content Include="..\wikipedia.png"> <Link>wikipedia.png</Link> <CopyToOutputDirectory>Always</CopyToOutputDirectory> </Content> </ItemGroup> <Import Project="$(MSBuildToolsPath)\Microsoft.VisualBasic.Targets" /> </Project>

AddBarcodeToImage.VS2013.vbproj
      
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <Project ToolsVersion="12.0" xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/developer/msbuild/2003" DefaultTargets="Build"> <PropertyGroup> <Configuration Condition=" '$(Configuration)' == '' ">Debug</Configuration> <Platform Condition=" '$(Platform)' == '' ">AnyCPU</Platform> <SchemaVersion>2.0</SchemaVersion> <ProjectGuid>{B00A19F0-7408-4520-9ED4-FCFBFE055611}</ProjectGuid> <OutputType>Exe</OutputType> <AppDesignerFolder>Properties</AppDesignerFolder> <RootNamespace>AddBarcodeToImage</RootNamespace> <AssemblyName>AddBarcodeToImage</AssemblyName> <TargetFrameworkVersion>v4.5</TargetFrameworkVersion> </PropertyGroup> <PropertyGroup Condition=" '$(Configuration)|$(Platform)' == 'Debug|AnyCPU' "> <DebugSymbols>true</DebugSymbols> <DebugType>full</DebugType> <Optimize>false</Optimize> <OutputPath>bin\Debug\</OutputPath> <DefineConstants>DEBUG,TRACE</DefineConstants> <ErrorReport>prompt</ErrorReport> <WarningLevel>4</WarningLevel> </PropertyGroup> <PropertyGroup Condition=" '$(Configuration)|$(Platform)' == 'Release|AnyCPU' "> <DebugType>pdbonly</DebugType> <Optimize>true</Optimize> <OutputPath>bin\Release\</OutputPath> <DefineConstants>TRACE</DefineConstants> <ErrorReport>prompt</ErrorReport> <WarningLevel>4</WarningLevel> </PropertyGroup> <ItemGroup> <Import Include="Microsoft.VisualBasic" /> <Import Include="System" /> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <Reference Include="Bytescout.BarCode, Version=2.0.0.253, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=f7dd1bd9d40a50eb, processorArchitecture=MSIL"> <SpecificVersion>False</SpecificVersion> </Reference> <Reference Include="System" /> <Reference Include="System.Data" /> <Reference Include="System.Xml" /> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <Compile Include="Program.vb" /> <Compile Include="Properties\AssemblyInfo.vb" /> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <Content Include="..\wikipedia.png"> <Link>wikipedia.png</Link> <CopyToOutputDirectory>Always</CopyToOutputDirectory> </Content> </ItemGroup> <Import Project="$(MSBuildToolsPath)\Microsoft.VisualBasic.Targets" /> </Project>

AddBarcodeToImage.VS2015.vbproj
      
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <Project ToolsVersion="14.0" xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/developer/msbuild/2003" DefaultTargets="Build"> <PropertyGroup> <Configuration Condition=" '$(Configuration)' == '' ">Debug</Configuration> <Platform Condition=" '$(Platform)' == '' ">AnyCPU</Platform> <SchemaVersion>2.0</SchemaVersion> <ProjectGuid>{B00A19F0-7408-4520-9ED4-FCFBFE055611}</ProjectGuid> <OutputType>Exe</OutputType> <AppDesignerFolder>Properties</AppDesignerFolder> <RootNamespace>AddBarcodeToImage</RootNamespace> <AssemblyName>AddBarcodeToImage</AssemblyName> <TargetFrameworkVersion>v4.5</TargetFrameworkVersion> </PropertyGroup> <PropertyGroup Condition=" '$(Configuration)|$(Platform)' == 'Debug|AnyCPU' "> <DebugSymbols>true</DebugSymbols> <DebugType>full</DebugType> <Optimize>false</Optimize> <OutputPath>bin\Debug\</OutputPath> <DefineConstants>DEBUG,TRACE</DefineConstants> <ErrorReport>prompt</ErrorReport> <WarningLevel>4</WarningLevel> </PropertyGroup> <PropertyGroup Condition=" '$(Configuration)|$(Platform)' == 'Release|AnyCPU' "> <DebugType>pdbonly</DebugType> <Optimize>true</Optimize> <OutputPath>bin\Release\</OutputPath> <DefineConstants>TRACE</DefineConstants> <ErrorReport>prompt</ErrorReport> <WarningLevel>4</WarningLevel> </PropertyGroup> <ItemGroup> <Import Include="Microsoft.VisualBasic" /> <Import Include="System" /> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <Reference Include="Bytescout.BarCode, Version=2.0.0.253, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=f7dd1bd9d40a50eb, processorArchitecture=MSIL"> <SpecificVersion>False</SpecificVersion> </Reference> <Reference Include="System" /> <Reference Include="System.Data" /> <Reference Include="System.Xml" /> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <Compile Include="Program.vb" /> <Compile Include="Properties\AssemblyInfo.vb" /> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <Content Include="..\wikipedia.png"> <Link>wikipedia.png</Link> <CopyToOutputDirectory>Always</CopyToOutputDirectory> </Content> </ItemGroup> <Import Project="$(MSBuildToolsPath)\Microsoft.VisualBasic.Targets" /> </Project>

Program.vb
      
Imports Bytescout.BarCode Class Program Friend Shared Sub Main() ' Create new barcode and register it. Dim barcode As New Barcode() barcode.RegistrationName = "demo" barcode.RegistrationKey = "demo" ' Set symbology barcode.Symbology = SymbologyType.PDF417 ' Set value barcode.Value = "Sample barcode" ' Place barcode at bottom-right corner of the image barcode.DrawToImage("wikipedia.png", -1, 400, 900, "result.png") ' Open output file in default image viewer System.Diagnostics.Process.Start("result.png") End Sub End Class

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