Re: Scanning barcodes over the web

From: Jeff Kalchik <>
Date: Fri, 20 Aug 1999 13:45:56 GMT
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On Thu, 19 Aug 1999 17:16:43 +0100, Andrea Cannaos <> wrote:

>Can I scan printed barcodes over the web in a form
>text field ?
>And if I can, does I need to add an extra [ENTER]
>key or can I set "Automatic skip" property to YES
>to execute KEY-NEXT-ITEM trigger ?
>I'm using Forms on NT sp 3 with 7.3.4 RDBMS...
>If you have some experiences about it , tell me please !

Sounds like you want to use a "keyboard wedge scanner." The program can't tell the difference between scanned input or keyboard entry.

The scanners we use here have a lot of options about RETURNS and such. If the scanner is programmed to add a RETURN keycode, it should do what you want.

Jeff Kalchik
Views expressed are my own, not my employers. Received on Fri Aug 20 1999 - 15:45:56 CEST

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