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How to use the Data Matrix Header File in C++ Project

How to encode data for the Data Matrix barcode font using the Data Matrix Header File supplied with the Developer License of the Data Matrix/GS1-DataMatrix Font Package.

Operating System: Visual Studio

08-07-20     256 day(s) ago    

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This tutorial explains how to use the IDAutomationDataMatrix.h font encoder to encode data for Data Matrix. The example uses Visual Studio C++ Windows Console Application to display the encoded data. The header file is only included with the purchased version of the Developer License of the Data Matrix Font and Encoder.

1. Purchase and download the Data Matrix Font and Encoder and the download the Developer Tools. The Header file is located:

2. Run Visual Studio (the example uses VS2017).

3. Select File - New - Project.

4. Select Visual C++ - Windows Desktop. Choose Windows Console Application.

5. Name the project and select OK.
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6. Access the Developer Tools and copy the IDAutomationDataMatrix.h file to your project directory.
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7. Within the Solution Explorer, right click Header Files - Add - Existing Item. Select the .h file and choose Add.
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After Header file is imported:
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8. At the top of the .cpp file, enter #include <iostream>, #include "IDAutomationDataMatrix.h", and using namespace std;
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9. Within main(), enter:
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cout<< IDAutomation_DMFontEncode("1234567890", false,3,0) << std::endl;
cin.get();
return 0;


10. Build and Run the project. The output is encoded data for Data Matrix.
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NOTE:
If the data appears on one line within the console output, return to the header code on line 787 and add a new line (slash n):

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Using ~#
~1
]d2 or <GS> which is FNC1

~2 structured append

~3 reader programming

~5
~5123456789
]d1[)><RS>05<GS>123456789<RS><EOT>

~6
~6123456789
]d1[)><RS>06<GS>123456789<RS><EOT>

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