Syntax .net: Object.ScanBarCodeFromBitmap(bitmap) .net/com/ocx: Object.ScanBarCodeFromBitmap(hBitmap) dll: mtScanBarCodeFromBitmap(hBarcode, hBitmap) Parameters hBarcode Handle to an instance of the barcode toolkit (dll only). bitmap System.Drawing.Bitmap object hBitmap handle (HBITMAP) to a bitmap. Return Value -1 N/A -2 Bitmap is multi-plane -3 Invalid number of bits per sample -4 Memory allocation error -5 N/A -6,-7,-8 Invalid license key. Remarks Scan the specified device dependent bitmap for bar code strings and return
Syntax .net/com/ocx: Object.ScanBarCodeFromDIB(hDIB) dll: mtScanBarCodeFromDIB(hBarcode, hDIB) Parameters hBarcode Handle to an instance of the barcode toolkit (dll only). hDIB handle (HDIB) to a device independent bitmap. Return Value -1 N/A -2 DIB is multi-plane -3 Invalid number of bits per sample -4 Memory allocation error -5 N/A -6,-7,-8 Invalid license key. Remarks Scan the specified device independent bitmap for bar code strings and return the
Syntax .net/com/java/ocx: SetScanRect(tlx, tly, brx, bry, mode) dll: mtSetScanRect(hBarcode, tlx, tly, brx, bry, mode) Parameters hBarcode Handle to an instance of the barcode toolkit (dll only). tlx x coordinate of top left hand corner tly y coordinate of top left hand corner brx x coordinate of bottom right hand corner bry y coordinate of bottom right hand corner mode mapping mode (see below)
1. Datamatrix Barcode Support Support has been added for Datamatrix ECC 200 barcodes. To enable the reading of datamatrix barcodes please set the ReadDataMatrix property to True. 2. Memory leak fix Previous versions of the toolkit contained a memory leak if SkewTolerance > 0 and UseOverSampling was set to True or 1. 3. Support for
Version 7.2.1 Beta, with support for Datamatrix 2-D barcodes is now available for download by registered users. Please contact email@example.com if you would like a download link.
1. Tiff-split in PDF Format The tiff-split feature of the toolkit is now able to output in both tiff and pdf format. Note that the .Net component requires installation of the PDF Extension to do this where as the DLL, OCX and COM interfaces do not. If the PDF Extension is installed then the toolkit
The Linux version of the barcode reader toolkit has now been updated in line with the changes made for version 7.1.3 of the Windows version.
Version 1.3 of BardecodeFiler has been released. This new version can also handle PDF files and even convert from TIF to PDF.
A version of the toolkit for Linux running on ARM has been released. This is the first version of the toolkit designed to run on an embedded processor.
The BardecodeFiler application allows access to the features of the toolkit for users unable to take advantage of the SDK. The easy to use application splits/renames folders of images based on barcode values. It’s also possible to call the application from the command line or within scripts.