Hi Sean Gough,
I do believe that Telerik Reporting
can do the job for you. There are significant differences between MS Word
and Telerik Reporting
(for example in MS Word
you can format a part of the text while in Telerik Reporting
you style the report items and if this is a TextBox
item the style is applied to the whole text it displays) that you should have in mind while creating your reports (the templates for the letters).
To get a better overview of what Telerik Reporting
can do we encourage you to play with the accompanying samples (in both C# and VB.NET) and give it a try.
Regarding the bar codes - we still lack this functionality out of the box; anyway it is in our TODO list and I hope we will have the time and resource to work on it soon. However, some of our existing customers have successfully displayed bar codes on their reports by using a special bar code font and the TextBox report item.
the Telerik team