[ic] producing and scanning barcodes
peter at pajamian.dhs.org
Tue Jan 17 17:23:59 EST 2006
On 01/17/2006 08:28 AM, Daniel Collis-Puro wrote:
> Duane Hinklley wrote:
>> I wrote a module for a client using the PDF::Report module. I can't
>> donate it since it was work for this client, but the PDF::Report did
>> most the work.
>> Since the barcode scanner normally interfaces directly to the
>> keyboard, to recieve items you just need a special admin page that
>> allows you to enter the sku. You scan the item and the scanner puts
>> the sku in the field. When submit is clicked, it adds it to the
>> inventory (ie increments the inventory value in the inventory table).
>> If you have control over what the item barcodes look like, you could
>> make them all a fixed width like 12. Then on the special page to
>> submits the page after the 12 character. That way each item you scan
>> would automatically submit the page. So you don't have to touch the
> You can encode <return>, <tab> and other ASCII codes in "code 128"
It should be possible to configure the scanner to send a return after
each scan as well (thus submitting the form).
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