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How to Use Barcode Reader RRS feed

  • Question

  • Dear Readers i have developed Management and Information System for a School SIMS. where in library module i've to used barcode reader while issueing a book to retrieve info about the book. So far i've not been able to find out any particular thing on it over internet.Please guide me to find a SDK(Software Development Kit) (Free) Which can itself guide me to the solution of my software.
    Thank You
    Hamad Salahuddin
    Friday, October 9, 2009 7:48 AM

Answers

  • Do you already have a barcode reader?

    The readers I have worked with doesn't require anything special.

    Open up notepad and scan a barcode, the text just comes into notepad like someone typed it.

    In websolutions i have made some simple javascript to move to next field when 14 digits have been typed into a field, that meant a scanned barcode would "type" in the code, and the cursor then was in the next field.

    Different barcodes have different lenghts though.

    Friday, October 9, 2009 8:44 AM