Output barcode screenshot (PDF417 Truncated 2D symbology barcode type):

PDF417 Truncated sample image

PDF417 Truncated symbology. This symbology is a truncted (right column is missing) or compact version of PDF417 symbology.

Important: you can also use BarCode Windows Forms or Web ImageControl instead. To use the Windows Formscontrol in Visual Studio please open Toolbox and open “Bytescout Software” tab and drag-n-drop “BarCode” control into your WinForms or ASP.NET application (in design mode)

Visual Basic:

Imports Bytescout.BarCode
Module Module1
Sub Main()
' Create new barcode
Dim barcode As New Barcode()
' Set symbology
barcode.Symbology = SymbologyType.PDF417Truncated
' Set value
barcode.Value = "this is a test string"
' Save barcode to image
' Show image in default image viewer
End Sub
End Module

Visual C#:

using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Text;
using System.Diagnostics;
using Bytescout.BarCode;

  class Program
    static void Main(string[])
      // Create new barcode
      Barcode barcode = new Barcode();
      // Set symbology
      barcode.Symbology = SymbologyType.PDF417Truncated;

      // Set value
      barcode.Value = "this is a test string";
      // Save barcode to image
	  // Show image in default image viewer

Demo how to create PDF417 Truncated barcode