Barcode Point

Learn how the barcode point can be used and see it in action with the sample projects.

What is the Barcode point?

The Barcode point provides a way to scan a barcode or product code using the mobile device's camera and record the value of the barcode.

Key Features

  • No additional hardware is required.
  • Supports scanning the following types of product codes:
    • EAN/UPC Product Codes
    • QR Codes
    • Code 39
    • Code 93
    • Code 128
    • DataBar (RSS)
    • Codabar
    • Interleaved 2 of 5

Barcode point ios

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Configuration and Settings

The properties page for the barcode point provides an option to customise the display size of the barcode point. Below is an example of the properties window for a Barcode point, opened in the Mobile Data Anywhere Designer.

Barcode properties

Sample Projects

The following sample demonstrates how the Barcode point can be added to a project to provide a way to scan barcodes and store the value in a session.


Sample Projects
You can download the sample files for this tutorial or import the projects directly into your account.

Sample 1: Scanning a barcode

The sample project contains two Barcode points which demonstrate two of the different display sizes available for a Barcode point. When opened on a mobile device, the scan button can be clicked to bring up the device's camera. The camera will auto-detect any supported barcodes or product codes when they are in focus. Try it now using one of the product codes below:

Barcode upc a
Scanned Value: 100100100102
Barcode ean 13
Scanned Value: 1001001001002
Barcode code 39
Scanned Value: 310001
Barcode code 93
Scanned Value: 100010001
Barcode code 128 a
Scanned Value: 1280001
Barcode interleaved
Scanned Value: 3100010001
Qr text example text
Scanned Value: Example Text
Qr url mobile data anywhere
Scanned Value: http://www.mobiledataanywhere.com