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Ben

Is it possible to set non-printable and non-control characters in the scanner?

I need to program a right arrow and down arrow into the scanner as a suffix. Is it possible to program this into the scanner?

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09-13-17     455 day(s) ago     Views: 748

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Unfortunately, it is not possible to program keyboard characters such as the right arrow and down arrow. Scanners are only capable of encoding printable and control characters.

Examples of Printable Characters include:
- Alpha characters
- Numeric characters
- Special characters


Examples of Control Characters include:
- Tab
- Carriage Return
- Group Separator
- Record Separator

In your situation, consider using the Horizontal Tab and then Carriage Return. If you need a scanner, we have the IDAutomation SC5 for 1D barcode, IDAutomation SC7 for 1D and 2D barcodes, and the IDAutomation SC5W for 1D wireless scanning.



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