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how can i use laptop cam to capture any barcode device to paste it numbers to textbox
 

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i only know you have to buy barcode Scanner.
 

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I would agree. The laptop camera would probably capture an image rather than a barcode font.
 

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maybe you see a cashier swipe some barcode on the monitor, there is actually a Scanner embedded to the monitor. it is not the camera that is scanning it.
 

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You can scan barcodes with a phones camera, wonder what is the difference.
 

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anyone of you 2 guys have a Solid MSA VBA example?
Note the Forum: Microsoft Access Discussion.
 

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anyone of you 2 guys have a Solid MSA VBA example?
Note the Forum: Microsoft Access Discussion.
I know I don't, but I am wondering now if someone else does. Here's a couple more links I found during my quick search.



 

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maybe there is a simpler (not using .Net) after all, just need to google harder.
there is a COM interface here (as mentioned in the txt file it can be used in Word, but i have yet to test).
 

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maybe there is a simpler (not using .Net) after all, just need to google harder.
there is a COM interface here (as mentioned in the txt file it can be used in Word, but i have yet to test).
Right. I am starting to think it may be possible.
 

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Since there are a myriad of mobile apps that "use" the camera in conjunction with their scanning software, I would think that you could install software on the laptop that utilizes the camera and creates a barcode scan, without purchasing a Scanner or any hardware.
In fact a quick Google "laptop camera barcode scanner software" search tells me that seems to be the case.
Furthermore, many scanning devices offer options to automatically 'place' the scanned barcode number into, for example: Appending it to the last line of a text file, the next row in Excel, etc ... (and I assume the laptop camera scanning softwares would have similar capabilities). Once you installed something like that, your database could be programmed to ingest the information from wherever it was placed, I would think.
 

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Since there are a myriad of mobile apps that "use" the camera in conjunction with their scanning software, I would think that you could install software on the laptop that utilizes the camera and creates a barcode scan, without purchasing a Scanner or any hardware.
In fact a quick Google "laptop camera barcode scanner software" search tells me that seems to be the case.
Furthermore, many scanning devices offer options to automatically 'place' the scanned barcode number into, for example: Appending it to the last line of a text file, the next row in Excel, etc ... (and I assume the laptop camera scanning softwares would have similar capabilities). Once you installed something like that, your database could be programmed to ingest the information from wherever it was placed, I would think.
I thought about the idea and I have a program that I wanted to ask if there is room for that
 

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there is a solid Example here Generating and Decoding QRCode:
download the demo excel file.
the dll works both on x32 and x64.
 

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