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Sets input mode.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
Barcode 8.1 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
MBS( "Barcode.SetInputMode"; Mode )   More


Parameter Description Example
Mode The new input mode. "GS1"


Returns OK or error.


Sets input mode.
Mode can be empty for default.
Values include data, unicode, GS1, Kanji or SJIS.


Set input mode for ASCII or data:

// Uses full ASCII range interpreted as Latin-1 or binary data.

MBS( "Barcode.SetInputMode"; "Data" )

Set input mode for Unicode:

// Uses pre-formatted UTF-8 input.
MBS( "Barcode.SetInputMode"; "Unicode" )

Set input mode for GS1:

// Encodes GS1 data using FNC1 characters.

MBS( "Barcode.SetInputMode"; "GS1" )

Encode Data Matrix with GS1:

Set Field [ Barcode Generation::Image ; "" ]
Set Variable [ $r ; Value: MBS( "Barcode.SetInputMode"; "GS1" ) ]
Set Variable [ $img ; Value: MBS("Barcode.Generate"; "DataMatrix"; "[01]98898765432106[3202]012345[15]991231") ]
If [ MBS("IsError") = 0 ]
    Set Field [ Barcode Generation::Image ; MBS( "GMImage.WriteToPNGContainer"; $img; "barcode.png") ]
    Set Variable [ $r ; Value: MBS( "GMImage.Release"; $img ) ]
End If

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This function is free to use.

Created 23th February 2018, last changed 21st December 2018

Barcode.Scan - Barcode.SetOption