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Enter function Hi I have programmed the scanner to add the enter function after the barcode is scanned. Is there any way to program another enter after that one? eg: we scan the barcode, the barcode is entered in the box and the enter function sends it to the next window ( this is where we need the next enter ) so it will then finish the entry and we can scan another barcode without having to run back and forth to the keyboard as we could be several meters away. regards Lee Jordan

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Re: Enter function

Hi Lee,


It can be done by programming the scanning the 'Send Enter Key' barcode twice, from the owners manual.




Scan the barcodes -


Send All Data, Send Enter Key, Send Enter Key, Save


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