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incorporating Barcode Reader in Developer forms [message #80121] Tue, 13 August 2002 21:16 Go to next message
Nihar Ranjan Das
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Registered: August 2002
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hi,
i would like to know how to interact with Barcode Reader from Developer forms. do u have any answer ?

thank u.
Re: incorporating Barcode Reader in Developer forms [message #80139 is a reply to message #80121] Wed, 14 August 2002 20:10 Go to previous message
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Registered: October 2000
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The barcode reader is basically the same as inputting a bunch of characters by hand right? You can have a text field that takes in the barcode, and if you set the barcode to have a carriage return after (Either in the barcode itself, or as part of the barcode reader), then on the WHEN-VALIDATE-ITEM trigger of the text item, you can perform your operation.
So basically the user (or the form) places the cursor into the barcode text field. Scan the barcode, and since there is a carriage return at the end, then any code you want will be executed in your trigger.
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