SAP Knowledge Base Article - Public

1259139 - Using barcode with Crystal Reports


  • Zebra barcode isn't recognised in Crystal XI
  • Font isn't displayed correctly

Reproducing the Issue

  • Create report with Zebra barcode in Crystal Reports version 8
  • Preview Report
  • Open report in Crystal Reports XI

Environment Information:

  • Zebra LP 2844
  • Zebra Driver version
  • Crystal Reports XI


Since version 10, Crystal Reports have changed a lot and now its security model is less flexible and more strict. 

As opposed to version 8, Crystal Reports XI offers barcode support through Azalea software.


Use barcodes provided by Azalea software. 

To check what's supported please visit


CR XI, SDK, .net, post script, printer, code , KBA , BI-RA-CR , Crystal Reports designer or Business View Manager , Problem


SAP Crystal Reports XI R2