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The barcode scan does not match the data underneath the barcode

Your barcodes do not scan correctly. The data produced from the barcode scan does not match the data underneath the barcode.


07-16-12     2560 day(s) ago    

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Ben

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When the barcode scan does not match the human readable data (data underneath the barcode), this usually mean the data used to create the barcode is not the data represented in the human readable.

Here is an example to re-create the issue:

If I want to create a barcode with the data "1234-567" but manually add the human readable data "PART 1234" underneath the barcode, the human readable data will not match what is encoded in the barcode.

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This created barcode is correct. The scan will not match the human readable because I have manually added different characters for the human readable.

You can always verify the data used to create the barcode and even reveal hidden characters by using our Free IDAutomation ASCII String Decoder

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