How do I Configure ScanWedge or DataWedge to Send a Hex Value as a Prefix or Suffix?

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Question

How do I Configure ScanWedge or DataWedge to Send a Hex Value as a Prefix or Suffix?

Facts

Prefix and/or suffix are not being sent with the data that is captured. ScanWedge or DataWedge has not yet been configured to send the prefix and/or suffix.

Answer

Prefix and suffix variables can be setup in the ScanWedge or DataWedge settings.
  1.     Verify that ScanWedge.exe or Datawedge.exe is running on the device.
  2.     Go to the Today screen and make sure you see the scanner icon on the bottom right corner of the screen.  
  3.     If it is not running you will need to launch it before you proceed.
  4.     Click on the ScanWedge/Datawedge icon from the Today screen.
  5.     Click Config -> Setup.  Check the checkbox that says “Allow escapes in prefix/suffix”.
  6.     In the in the input field under “Suffix to send after bar code” type \xYY where YY is the hex value you want to send. Click OK
For Example if you want to send a return value (Enter Key) after the scanned bar code, in the input field under “Suffix to send after bar code” type \x0D