Datawedge Android Remove Last Character

Article ID: 17388213

Issue / Question

How to initiate a Backspace function after every scan?

Applicable To

Android DataWedge version 6.3 and above

TC25, TC20, MC3300, TC52, TC57, TC51, TC75, TC70, TC8000, TC56, TC75X, TC70X, MC9200

Resolution / Answer

To erase a character(s) of any variable-length barcode, ADF (Advance Data Formatting) must be enabled in DataWedge.

  1. Open DataWedge.
  2. Select Profile (e.g: Profile0).
  3. Scroll to Keystroke Output.
  4. Under Keystroke Output select Advance Data Formatting.
  5. Check Enable to enable the ADF.
  6. Open Rules.
  7. Select Rule0.
  8. Select Action.
  9. Tap on the 3-dots (upper-left), and select New Action.
  10. Add Remove character.
  11. Tap Remove characters and set Remove chars to end.
  12. Set How many characters to the desired number such as 1.
  13. Tap back.
  14. Tap and hold the 3 lines beside the Remove characters, and drag it up so that it will be above Send remaining. See the screenshot below:


+ Applicable Products

  • MC3300
  • MC9200 Mobile Computer
  • TC20
  • TC25
  • TC51
  • TC52 Touch Computer
  • TC56
  • TC57 Touch Computer
  • TC70
  • TC70x
  • TC75
  • TC75x
  • TC8000