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Encode Bar Code Results using an Alternate Character Set

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Question / Problem: 

How to encode Bar Code recognition results in an alternate character set such as ISO 8859-1 Latin 1; Western European (ISO) or ISO 8859-2 Central European; Central European (ISO)

Answer / Solution: 

The bar code recognition results from both the Standard Bar Code engine and the Enhanced Bar Code engine can be encoded using a  standard Character Set by defining its Code Page Identifier in the KBarMode.ini configuration file.

For example, the Code Page Identifier for the ISO 8859-1 Latin 1: Western European Character Set is 28591.  The Code Page Identifier for the ISO 8859-2 Central European Character Set is 28592.  For the Code Identifiers for other character sets, see https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/win...ge-identifiers

To encode Bar Code recognition results using an alternate character set:

  1. On each station where bar code recognition will be performed, navigate to C:\ProgramData\Kofax\Vrs
  2. Create a new text file called KBarMode.ini (if one does not already exist)
  3. Open KBarMode.ini in a text editor such as Notepad
  4. Add the following lines (if they do not already exist)
[Barcode]
ICEOECode=28591

The example above uses the Code Identifier for the ISO 8859-1 Latin: Western European Character Set as the ICEOECode value.  To define a different Character Set, use its Code Identifier as the ICEOECode value.

5. Save the changes to KBarMode.ini

6. Restart all services and applications that use Kofax VRS / ImageControls
 

 

Applies to:  

Product Version
VRS 5.1
  5.1.1
  5.1.2
  5.2