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Can MSAccess interpret barcodes

Can MSAccess interpret barcodes

Can MSAccess interpret barcodes

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Is it possible to have MSAccess interpret data from a barcode scanner and store that information into a database?

RE: Can MSAccess interpret barcodes

DougP is the resident Bar Code expert. If you notice, he is the at the top of the Top Members list to the right. He's your man.

Jim Lunde
compugeeks@hotmail.com
Custom Application Development

RE: Can MSAccess interpret barcodes

Thanks for the Plug Jim

DougP, MCP
 dposton@universal1.com
 
 Ask me how Bar-codes can help you be more productive.

RE: Can MSAccess interpret barcodes

Integrating barcodes in Access applications demands:

1.) a barcode font for output (reports)
2.) a scanner for input

Generally, Barcodes are numbers or strings and can be stored as such in a table field.

Practical approach:

Position the cursor in the form control where you want to store the barcode information.
Scan the barcode
The number or string will appear in the form control.

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