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AztecBarcodeData Class

Summary

Contains the data for a single Aztec barcode.

Syntax
C#
Objective-C
C++
Java
[SerializableAttribute()] 
public class AztecBarcodeData : BarcodeData 
@interface LTAztecBarcodeData : LTBarcodeData<NSCopying> 
public class AztecBarcodeData extends BarcodeData 
[TypeConverterAttribute()] 
[SerializableAttribute()] 
public ref class AztecBarcodeData : public BarcodeData, System.ICloneable   
Remarks

The AztecBarcodeData class derives from the base BarcodeData to add specific data that can be read or written when using Aztec barcodes.

Reading Barcodes

When the BarcodeReader object detects and reads an Aztec (BarcodeSymbology.Aztec), the BarcodeReader.ReadBarcode and BarcodeReader.ReadBarcodes methods will return the AztecBarcodeData object for each barcode cast down to the base BarcodeData class.

You can perform standard .NET casting to get the object as AztecBarcodeData and then examine the extra data properties associated with it.

Aztec read options not related to the barcode data can be set using the AztecBarcodeReadOptions class.

Writing Barcodes

The BarcodeWriter class contains the WriteBarcode method that is used to write a barcode to an image. This method accepts the data parameter as the base BarcodeData object. To write an Aztec barcode, create an instance of AztecBarcodeData and fill the required parameters, then pass this object as the data parameter to WriteBarcode.

Aztec write options not related to the barcode data can be set using the AztecBarcodeWriteOptions class.

You can use the static (or Shared in VB) BarcodeData.CreateDefaultBarcodeData method to create a new instance of AztecBarcodeData that contains default parameters ready for writing to an image:

vb[VB Snippet] 
Dim AztecData As AztecBarcodeData = DirectCast(BarcodeData.CreateDefaultBarcodeData(BarcodeSymbology.Aztec), AztecBarcodeData) 
C# Snippet
AztecBarcodeData AztecData = BarcodeData.CreateDefaultBarcodeData(BarcodeSymbology.Aztec) as AztecBarcodeData; 
Example

This example writes a couple of Aztec barcodes with different options to an image and then reads them back.

C#
using Leadtools; 
using Leadtools.Codecs; 
using Leadtools.Barcode; 
using Leadtools.ImageProcessing; 
 
public void AztecBarcode_Example() 
{ 
 
	string imageFileName = Path.Combine(LEAD_VARS.ImagesDir, "MyAztecBarcodes.tif"); 
 
	BarcodeEngine engine = new BarcodeEngine(); 
 
	// Create the image to write the barcodes to 
	int resolution = 300; 
	using (RasterImage image = RasterImage.Create((int)(8.5 * resolution), (int)(11.0 * resolution), 1, resolution, RasterColor.FromKnownColor(RasterKnownColor.White))) 
	{ 
		// Write two Aztec barcodes 
		WriteBarcode(engine.Writer, image, AztecBarcodeSymbolModel.AutoSize, "Aztec Data 1", 0); 
		WriteBarcode(engine.Writer, image, AztecBarcodeSymbolModel.Compact4, "Aztec Data 2", 1000); 
 
		// Save the image 
		using (RasterCodecs codecs = new RasterCodecs()) 
		{ 
			codecs.Save(image, imageFileName, RasterImageFormat.CcittGroup4, 1); 
		} 
	} 
 
	// Now read the barcodes again 
	using (RasterCodecs codecs = new RasterCodecs()) 
	{ 
		using (RasterImage image = codecs.Load(imageFileName)) 
		{ 
			// Read all the Aztec barcodes 
			ReadBarcodes(engine.Reader, image); 
		} 
	} 
} 
 
private void WriteBarcode(BarcodeWriter writer, RasterImage image, AztecBarcodeSymbolModel symbolModel, string value, int startRow) 
{ 
 
	// Create the barcode data 
	AztecBarcodeData barcode = BarcodeData.CreateDefaultBarcodeData(BarcodeSymbology.Aztec) as AztecBarcodeData; 
	barcode.Value = value; 
 
	// We will use the alignment to position the barcodes, so use all of the image 
	barcode.Bounds = new LeadRect(0, startRow, image.ImageWidth, image.ImageHeight); 
 
	// Set the write options 
	AztecBarcodeWriteOptions options = new AztecBarcodeWriteOptions(); 
 
	options.AztecRune = false; 
	options.ErrorCorrectionRate = 23; 
	options.XModule = 30; 
	options.QuietZone = 10; 
	options.SymbolModel = symbolModel; 
 
	// Write it 
	Console.WriteLine("Writing barcode with symbol model: {0} and Data: {1}", symbolModel, value); 
	writer.WriteBarcode(image, barcode, options); 
} 
 
private void ReadBarcodes(BarcodeReader reader, RasterImage image) 
{ 
	// Setup read options 
	AztecBarcodeReadOptions options = new AztecBarcodeReadOptions(); 
 
	Console.WriteLine("Reading Aztec barcodes"); 
	BarcodeData[] barcodes = reader.ReadBarcodes(image, LeadRect.Empty, 0, new BarcodeSymbology[] { BarcodeSymbology.Aztec }, new BarcodeReadOptions[] { options }); 
	Console.WriteLine("{0} barcodes found:", barcodes.Length); 
	foreach (AztecBarcodeData barcode in barcodes) 
	{ 
		Console.WriteLine(" At {0}, and data: {1}", barcode.Bounds, barcode.Value); 
	} 
} 
 
static class LEAD_VARS 
{ 
   public const string ImagesDir = @"C:\LEADTOOLS22\Resources\Images"; 
} 
Requirements

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