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#58155 - 09/27/21 01:16 PM Custom Data String for Datamatrix Barcode
Finny81 Offline
OL Newbie

Registered: 09/27/21
Posts: 2
I have a 34 character Datamatrix barcode I am trying to create. All but 5 characters of the barcode are the same each time. The other 5 characters need to capture which record in the dataset it is and have leading zeros for any empty slots.

I've been trying to concatenate a custom data string with very little progress. Thank you in advance for any help that you can provide.

#58156 - 09/28/21 06:26 AM Re: Custom Data String for Datamatrix Barcode [Re: Finny81]
jim3108 Offline
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Registered: 04/19/10
Posts: 316
Loc: London, UK
Can you share what you have tried so that we can try to help?

#58157 - 09/29/21 07:32 AM Re: Custom Data String for Datamatrix Barcode [Re: Finny81]
Philippe F. Offline
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Registered: 09/06/00
Posts: 1984
Loc: Objectif Lune, Montreal, Qc
In your barcode, use a Custom data selection with the following two strings:
='This is a string of 29 chars.'

Obviously, change the content of the first string to match the 29 static characters in your own barcode.

You can use the same custom selection in a standard Data Selection object to preview the result without having to actually scan the barcode.
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