Adding Characters Not on the Keyboard using Datawedge when Scanning a Barcode

Article ID: 86658023

Issue / Question

How to add non-visible non-printable or non-keyboard character using Datawedge when scanning

Applicable To

DataWedge on Android MC33 MC67 MC92 VC80X ET50 ET55 TC20 TC25 TC51 TC52 TC55 TC56 TC57 TC70 TC75 TC70X TC75X TC8000

Resolution / Answer

1. Select and Launch DataWedge

2. Select the Profile to edit     

3. Scroll down to "Keystroke Output" then select "Advanced Data formatting"

4. Tap "Enable"  then Select "Rule0"

5.Select "Actions"

6.Select the Action Menu    

7. Select "New Action"

8. Select "Send char" (To add multiple Characters add additional Send Char Rules)

9. Select "Character code"    

10. Edit the numeric ASCII character code value Tap OK Tap the Android Back button    


11. Tap then drag to the desired location. For example before or after the Send Remaining (barcode data) action


+ Applicable Products

  • DataWedge
  • DataWedge
  • ET50
  • ET55
  • MC67NA Base Model Mobile Computer
  • TC20
  • TC25
  • TC51
  • TC52 Touch Computer
  • TC55 Touch Computer
  • TC56
  • TC57 Touch Computer
  • TC70
  • TC70x
  • TC75
  • TC75x
  • TC8000