Barcode Reader activity

An activity that reads a barcode image, and stores a text version of the code in a process data variable.



Configure the Barcode Reader activity

To configure the Barcode Reader 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 Reader 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 Source Configuration .
  3. On the Source Repository screen, select the source location of your barcode image.
  4. Click Barcode Reader Configuration .
  5. Complete the fields on the Barcode Reader Configuration screen.

    For more information, refer to Read a 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

Source Repository

Specifies the original, or source, location type for your barcode image.

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Fields

Field Name Definition

Amazon S3

Function:
Specifies that Amazon S3 is the source location of your barcode image.

To select your file in the source location, complete the fields on Source Repository Configuration (Amazon S3) - Barcode Reader.

Box

Function:
Specifies that Box is the source location of your barcode image.

To select your file in the source location, complete the fields on Source Repository Configuration (Box) - Barcode Reader.

Dropbox

Function:
Specifies that Dropbox is the source location of your barcode image.

To select your file in the source location, complete the fields on Source Repository Configuration (Dropbox) - Barcode Reader.

FTP

Function:
Specifies that FTP is the source location of your barcode image.

To select your file in the source location, complete the fields on Source Repository Configuration (FTP) - Barcode Reader.

Google Drive

Function:
Specifies that Google Drive is the source location of your barcode image.

To select your file in the source location, complete the fields on Source Repository Configuration (Google Drive) - Barcode Reader.

NetSuite

Function:
Specifies that NetSuite is the source location of your barcode image.

To select your file in the source location, complete the fields on Source Repository Configuration (NetSuite) - Barcode Reader.

OneDrive

Function:
Specifies that OneDrive is the source location of your barcode image.

To select your file in the source location, complete the fields on Source Repository Configuration (OneDrive) - Barcode Reader.

OneDrive For Business

Function:
Specifies that OneDrive for Business is the source location of your barcode image.

To select your file in the source location, complete the fields on Source Repository Configuration (OneDrive For Business) - Barcode Reader.

Salesforce

Function:
Specifies that Salesforce is the source location of your barcode image.

To select your file in the source location, complete the fields on Source Repository Configuration (Salesforce) - Barcode Reader.

SFTP

Function:
Specifies that SFTP is the source location of your barcode image.

To select your file in the source location, complete the fields on Source Repository Configuration (SFTP) - Barcode Reader.

SharePoint

Function:
Specifies that SharePoint is the source location of your barcode image.

To select your file in the source location, complete the fields on Source Repository Configuration (SharePoint) - Barcode Reader.

File System

Function:
Specifies that the file system on the AgilePoint Server machine is the source location of your barcode image.

To select your file in the source location, complete the fields on Source Repository Configuration (Local File System) - Barcode Reader.

Barcode Reader Configuration

Specifies the configuration to store the barcode text in a process data variable.

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Fields

Field Name Definition

Stores Barcode Text in this Variable

Function:
Specifies the process data variable that stores the text version of the barcode.
Accepted Values:
A process data variable that accepts an alphanumeric string with no spaces or special characters.
Default Value:
None
Accepts Process Data Variables:
Yes