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vbs and code128 string generator

vbs and code128 string generator

vbs and code128 string generator


do you know if there are some vbs function that allows to encode a string in code128?


RE: vbs and code128 string generator

There is no standard VBS function to generate code128 or any other barcode. You'll have to brew your own. You will need a graphics package of some sort to generate the code. It is not clear whether you wish to

o display it on the screen, say in an HTML browser or wsh app
o generate a bmp/jpg/png
o generate the character sequence for encoding a string

RE: vbs and code128 string generator


thanks for your reply !!
I need to obtain the character sequence for encoding as string in a variable..
I've found several examples in vba but nothing in vbs :(

RE: vbs and code128 string generator

It would be quite simple to translate from VBA to VBS: just remove the types.

RE: vbs and code128 string generator

but even if I modify the code as you said..I get error

Mmmm ;(

RE: vbs and code128 string generator

You also need to remove the $ and % signs. In VBA i, i% and i$ are 3 different variables of type real, integer and string. In VBScript, they are typeless

RE: vbs and code128 string generator

Unfortunately the vbscript help files contain following:

"Visual Basic for Applications Features Not In VBScript"
Select Case
Expressions containing Is keyword or any comparison operators
Expressions containing a range of values using the To keyword.
But Case is not really needed here anyway. So simply replace the Case loop with:


    Dim result
    For i = 1 To Len(chaine)
        result = Asc(Mid(chaine, i, 1))
        If result < 33 Or result > 126 And result <> 203 Then
            i = 0
            Exit For
        End If

In addition you'll need to restore a number of &s that you appear to have removed by mistake. And IIF is another VB/VBA statement not supported by VBScript

(all of which shows that translating VB to VBScript isn't quite as simple as removing types and type postfixes winky smile )

RE: vbs and code128 string generator

thanks for your big help!!!
I try!

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