Generate a Barcode Image

To generate a barcode image, do the procedure in this topic.

Figure: Barcode Generator Configuration screen

Barcode Generator Configuration screen

Prerequisites

Good to Know

How to Start

  1. On the App Explorer screen, do one of these:
  2. Do one of these:
    • Add an activity:
      1. In the Process Builder, in the Activity Library, open the Document tab.

        Document tab
      2. On the Document tab, drag the Barcode Generator activity onto your process.

        Barcode Generator activity
    • Change an activity:
      1. In your process, double-click your activity.
  3. Click Barcode Generator Configuration Barcode Generator Configuration icon.

Procedure

  1. On the Barcode Generator Configuration screen, complete these fields as necessary.
    Field Name Definition

    Symbology

    Function:
    Specifies the symbology for the barcode image to create.
    Accepted Values:
    A symbology type from the list.
    Default Value:
    None

    Barcode Text

    Function:
    Specifies the code text to show in the barcode image.
    Accepted Values:
    One line of text.
    Default Value:
    None
    Accepts Process Data Variables:
    Yes
    Limitations:

    Some information about third-party integrations is outside the scope of the AgilePoint NX Product Documentation. It is the responsibility of the vendors who create and maintain these technologies to provide this information. This includes specific business use cases and examples; explanations for third-party concepts; details about the data models and input and output data formats for third-party technologies; and various types of IDs, URL patterns, connection string formats, or other technical information that is specific to the third-party technologies. For more information, refer to Where Can I Find Information and Examples for Third-Party Integrations?

    Barcode Image File Name

    Function:
    Specifies the file name for the barcode image.
    Accepted Values:
    One line of text that can have spaces.
    • If you enter a file name with an extension, the activity creates the barcode image in the associated file format.
    • If you enter a file name with non extension, the activity creates the barcode image in .jpeg format.

    File names can have any of these extensions:

    • .bmp
    • .emf
    • .exif
    • .gif
    • .icon
    • .jpeg
    • .memorybmp
    • .png
    • .tiff
    • .wmf
    Default Value:
    None
    Accepts Process Data Variables:
    Yes
  2. (Optional) Complete this field as necessary.
    Field Name Definition

    Barcode Text Position

    Function:
    Specifies where to show the code text on the barcode image.
    Accepted Values:
    • Above - The code text shows on the top of the barcode.
    • Below - The code text shows on the bottom of the barcode.
    • Right - The code text shows on the right side of the barcode.
    • None - The code text does not show.
    Default Value:
    None

    Image Quality

    Function:
    Specifies whether to use antialiasing for the barcode image.
    Accepted Values:
    • Default - Creates the image with no antialiasing.
    • Antialias - Uses antialiasing for the barcode image.
    Default Value:
    None

    Image Border

    Function:
    Specifies whether to show a border on the barcode image.
    Accepted Values:
    • True - The barcode image has a border.
    • False - The barcode image has no border.
    Default Value:
    None

    Margin

    Function:
    Specifies the number of pixes between the barcode and the border.
    Accepted Values:
    An integer or decimal, separated by commas (,).
    Default Value:
    None
    Accepts Process Data Variables:
    Yes

    Barcode Height

    Function:
    Specifies the height of the bars in the barcode image.
    Accepted Values:
    An integer or decimal, separated by commas (,).
    Default Value:
    None
    Accepts Process Data Variables:
    Yes

    Store an Image in Schema

    Function:
    Specifies whether to store information about the barcode image in a process data variable.
    Accepted Values:
    • Selected - Stores information about the barcode image in a variable.
    • Deselected - Does not store information about the barcode image in a variable.
    Default Value:
    Deselected

    Store an Image in this Variable

    Function:
    Specifies the process data variable that stores an information about the barcode image as base64 bit string.
    To Open this Field:
    1. In the Barcode Generator Configuration screen, select Store an Image in Schema.
    Accepted Values:
    A process data variable that accepts a base64 image string.
    Default Value:
    None
    Accepts Process Data Variables:
    Yes
    Limitations:

    Some information about third-party integrations is outside the scope of the AgilePoint NX Product Documentation. It is the responsibility of the vendors who create and maintain these technologies to provide this information. This includes specific business use cases and examples; explanations for third-party concepts; details about the data models and input and output data formats for third-party technologies; and various types of IDs, URL patterns, connection string formats, or other technical information that is specific to the third-party technologies. For more information, refer to Where Can I Find Information and Examples for Third-Party Integrations?