From WJS <>
Date Fri, 19 May 2017 09:15:38 +0200
Newsgroups dbase.getting-started

On 2017/05/19 6:08 AM, Akshat Kapoor wrote:
> On 19/05/2017 01:01, Mustansir Ghor wrote:
>> Dear All
>> Any guidelines as to how bar code scanner is treated for inputs.
>> I mean all stock controls respond to either keyboard and mouse. But i
>> wonder at POS counter when products are scanned by the bar code
>> scanner where and how this input is captured in dbase and by what
>> objects.
>> Similarly if one has to print labels for product code as Bar code
>> print how this can be achieved in Dbase
>> Best Regards
>> Mustansir
> I have not tested in Dbase but bar code scanners should enter the read
> text into the field that has focus. The problem will be proceeding to
> next field i.e. pressing enter through program.
> There was some discussion on this issue but I do not remember when and
> which group.
> As for printing Bar Code you can use labels. Design them just like as if
> you were printing text and change the font of the bar code line to bar
> code font.
> You may have to add * at the beginning and the end for the code to be
> readable by scanner. I do not remember the exact sequence had worked on
> it long ago.
> Regards
> Akshat

Look in the Binaries NG
Subject: Bar Code Demo
Posted by John Jay
Date 2015/11/07
Updated and added code by me WJS on 2017/04/27