How To Encode Functions in Code 128 Barcodes
Normally, the data encoded inside a barcode consists of something simple, such as a name, address, or an identification number that can be tied to a database where more information exists. When read by a barcode scanner, the data is output via a technology called Keyboard Emulation where the information encoded inside the barcode will appear wherever the cursor is blinking on your computer screen. In cases where the data encoded is something simple that belongs in one field, for example, this process is quite simple. But what about scanning a barcode filled with data that should be spread out across multiple fields? What happens when you need to place a space after each item you scan?