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Customer has asked for a stop character in their QR Code.


From our customer:
"The QR Code itself needs to contain the stop character to interact with the software we have designed to read the bar codes. The software you are referring to probably uses start/stop characters to create the QR codes themselves, this is something separate from that. The actual text of the QR code needs to contain the stop character."

We currently use the ID Automation fonts and Excel worksheets to produce all our barcodes.

I sent them a regular QR code that scans fine but they replied:
"The example QR Code you sent just contains "106A" without the stop character. This will not work for our requirements."

How can we provide this to them?


09-07-17     995 day(s) ago    

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Ben

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Start and stop characters are used in 1D barcode types to help determine when the barcode begins and ends. It is unnecessary for 2D barcode types to have this designed in it because the scanner does not read the barcode in a linear way.

Perhaps your customer is misunderstanding the differences between 1D Linear barcode and 2D barcodes? If not, please provide the specification for the character in QR Code.

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