Barcode Generator activity

An activity that creates an image with a barcode.



Configure the Barcode Generator activity

To configure the Barcode Generator activity, do the procedure in this topic.

Good to Know

How to Start

  1. On the Application 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.
      2. On the Document tab, drag the Barcode Generator activity onto your process.
    • Change an activity:
      1. In your process, double-click your activity.

Procedure

  1. Complete the fields on the General Configuration screen.

    For more information, refer to Configure General Options for a System Activity.

  2. Click Barcode Generator Configuration .
  3. Complete the fields on the Barcode Genrator Configuration screen.

    For more information, refer to Generate a Barcode Image.

  4. Click Target Configuration .
  5. On the Target Repository screen, select the target location for your output barcode image.
  6. (Optional) Click Advanced > E-mail Notifications .

    For more information, refer to Configure E-mail Notifications for Any Activity.

General Configuration

Specifies the common information for a system activity.

Screen



Fields

Field Name Definition

Display Name

Function:
Specifies the activity name that shows in your process.
Accepted Values:
One line of text that can have spaces.
Default Value:
None
Accepts Process Data Variables:
No

Description

Function:
Specifies an optional text description for your activity.
Accepted Values:
More than one line of text.
Default Value:
None
Accepts Process Data Variables:
No

Barcode Generator Configuration

Specifies the configuration for the barcode image to create.

Screen



Fields

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

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

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

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

Target Repository

Specifies the target location for your output barcode image file.

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Fields

Field Name Definition

Amazon S3

Function:
Specifies that Amazon S3 is the target location for your output barcode image.

To configure the target location for your output barcode image, complete the fields in Target Repository Configuration (Amazon S3) - Barcode Generator.

Box

Function:
Specifies that Box is the target location for your output barcode image.

To configure the target location for your output barcode image, complete the fields in Target Repository Configuration (Box) - Barcode Generator.

Dropbox

Function:
Specifies that Dropbox is the target location for your output barcode image.

To configure the target location for your output barcode image, complete the fields in Target Repository Configuration (Dropbox) - Barcode Generator.

FTP

Function:
Specifies that FTP is the target location for your output barcode image.

To configure the target location for your output barcode image, complete the fields in Target Repository Configuration (FTP) - Barcode Generator.

Google Drive

Function:
Specifies that Google Drive is the target location for your output barcode image.

To configure the target location for your output barcode image, complete the fields in Target Repository Configuration (Google Drive) - Barcode Generator.

NetSuite

Function:
Specifies that NetSuite is the target location for your output barcode image.

To configure the target location for your output barcode image, complete the fields in Target Repository Configuration (NetSuite) - Barcode Generator.

OneDrive

Function:
Specifies that OneDrive is the target location for your output barcode image.

To configure the target location for your output barcode image, complete the fields in Target Repository Configuration (OneDrive) - Barcode Generator.

OneDrive For Business

Function:
Specifies that OneDrive for Business is the target location for your output barcode image.

To configure the target location for your output barcode image, complete the fields in Target Repository Configuration (OneDrive For Business) - Barcode Generator.

Salesforce

Function:
Specifies that Salesforce is the target location for your output barcode image.

To configure the target location for your output barcode image, complete the fields in Target Repository Configuration (Salesforce) - Barcode Generator.

SFTP

Function:
Specifies that SFTP is the target location for your output barcode image.

To configure the target location for your output barcode image, complete the fields in Target Repository Configuration (SFTP) - Barcode Generator.

SharePoint

Function:
Specifies that SharePoint is the target location for your output barcode image.

To configure the target location for your output barcode image, complete the fields in Target Repository Configuration (SharePoint) - Barcode Generator.

File System

Function:
Specifies that the file system on the AgilePoint Server machine is the target location for your output barcode image.

To configure the target location for your output barcode image, complete the fields in Target Repository Configuration (Local File System) - Barcode Generator.