Adding a TAB key after scanning a barcode scanner expansion back (zback)

Article ID: 00344271

Issue / Question

How to add a TAB key after scanning a barcode on a ET50 or ET55 Windows OS tablet installed with scanner expansion back?

Applicable To

ET50 Windows 8.1 or Windows 10 installed with scanner expansion back SE4710 or SE4750

ET55 Windows 8.1 or Windows 10 installed with scanner expansion back SE4710 or SE4750

Resolution / Answer

Parameter barcode scanning
Attributes can be modified by scanning parameter barcodes.

Prefix and suffix
It is possible to append a prefix and/or one or two suffixes in scanned code.
This requires scanning of the data transmission format. (Step 1)
And the prefix / suffix values which is a four-digit number representing wanted prefix/suffix from Character sets. (Steps 2-7)

Data formatting works only while scanner is in HID keyboard mode.
Operation can be stopped by scanning cancel barcode. This barcode is available at the end of this article.

To add a TAB key, scan the following parameter barcodes:

1. Scan <DATA><SUFFIX 1>


2. Scan SCAN SUFFIX 1. Default value is ENTER (7013).


3. Scan 7

4. Scan 0

5. Scan 0

6. Scan 9


* At this point, auto TAB is enabled.


Cancel selection