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Removing leading zeros from barcode???

I'm using Datawedge 2.02.03 on a Symbol MC70 device. Is it possible to configure datawedge to automatically remove leading zeros from our barcodes? example... our barcode look like 00000012345. When we scan it, we just want it to come in as 12345. Is this possible?


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Prefix/Suffix Dialogs
The Prefix/Suffix Dialogs allows configuration of DataWedge options.
Two data entry fields are used to display and allow entry or editing of prefix and
suffix strings. The prefix string, if present, is transmitted before the data for any
barcode scanned. The suffix string, if present, is transmitted after the data for any
barcode scanned.
The following checkboxes are used to display and allow modification of various
DataWedge options:
Allow escapes in prefix/suffix (default = disabled)
Enabling this option allows escape sequences to be embedded in prefix and
suffix strings. Escape sequences allow non-textual data to be transmitted as
part of the prefix or suffix string. All escape sequences begin with the backslash “\”
character. The supported escape sequences are:
\b Backspace
\f Form feed
\n New line (line feed)
\r Carriage return

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  • KISHMA FOY Apr 23, 2008

    hopefully this can help you!!

  • KISHMA FOY Apr 23, 2008

    \t Tab
    \xHH ASCII character represented in Hexadecimal notation (e.g \x3F)
    Note: consult a standard ASCII chart for suitable values.
    \vHH Virtual key code represented in Hexadecimal notation (e.g \x3F)
    Note: consult the Microsoft Windows header file WinUser.h for suitable values.
    Send data (default = enabled)
    Disabling this option prevents the actual data from being transmitted. The prefix and suffix
    strings, if present, will still be transmitted.
    Don't treat data as text (default = disabled)
    Enabling this option causes data to be read as binary data and transmitted in hexadecimal
    notation with 2 hexadecimal digits per binary byte of data.
    Send ENTER key after suffix (default = disabled)
    Enabling this option causes an ENTER key (VK_RETURN virtual key code) to be transmitted
    following all other data (prefix, barcode, and suffix).
    Send TAB key after suffix (default = disabled)
    Enabling this option causes a TAB key (VK_TAB virtual key code) to be transmitted following
    all other data (prefix, barcode, and suffix).
    Send keys only to Pocket IE (default = disabled)
    Enabling this option turns on AutoPIE mode which is discussed later in this document.
    All options changed in the Prefix/Suffix Dialogs are saved in the registry and in a
    DataWedge.reg file and hence will persist across a warm or cold boot of the device.

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