You can actually configure as many BardecodeFiler services as you wish, though you can only edit settings for the first 4 services through the BardecodeFiler.exe app. Section 7.3 of the manual explains how to configure extra services, however you will need to configure the set up files in C:\ProgramData\Softek Software\BardecodeFiler manually for each additional service.
Softek Barcode Reader SDK for Linux Version 126.96.36.199 has been released. The main change in this version is the addition of functions to read from TIF, and JPEG files held in memory rather than as files on disc. The new function is called mtScanBarCodeFromString. The C interface has also been brought in line with the
Softek Barcode Reader SDK for Windows Version 188.8.131.52 has been released. The main change in this version is the addition of functions to read from TIF, PDF, JPEG,GIF or PNG files held in memory rather than as files on disc. The new functions are called ScanBarCodeFromString for the DLL or ScanBarCodeFromByteArray for the .Net interface.
Here is the command line to convert an Adobe PDF document to TIF on Linux, in a suitable format to be used as input for the Linux version of the Softek Barcode Reader Toolkit: For color documents: gs -dNOPAUSE -r300 -sDEVICE=tiffscaled24 -sCompression=lzw -dBATCH -sOutputFile=output.tif input.pdf For black and white: gs -dNOPAUSE -r300 -sDEVICE=tiffg4 -sCompression=lzw -dBATCH
We’ve made some changes to the recommended way of interfacing Python on Windows to take account of Python 3 and Windows 64-bit. The first change is in the loading of the DLL file itself.. if platform.machine().endswith(’64’): bardecodeLibrary = os.getcwd() + ‘../../../SoftekBarcode64DLL.dll’ a=CDLL(bardecodeLibrary) else: bardecodeLibrary = os.getcwd() + ‘../../../SoftekBarcodeDLL.dll’ a=WinDLL(bardecodeLibrary) Note the use of CDLL on
Version 8.4.1 of the Softek Barcode Reader Toolkit for Linux/Android/iOS/Raspberry Pi and AM has been released with the following changes: The amount of memory required on the stack for the software to run has been reduced. This had previously caused some problems when running version 8.3.3 under docker. The bardecode.a library is now built using
Version 8.4.1 of the Softek Barcode Reader Toolkit for Windows has been released with the following changes: Interfaces for .Net Core and Python have been added. The QRCodeAutoMedianFilter property in the .Net interface has been changed from bool to short. The property is in fact a mask and should not have previously been designated bool
Version 184.108.40.206 of BardecodeFiler has been released with the following changes: The Debenu PDF library has been upgraded to 1711 The Softek Barcode reader DLL has been upgraded to version 8.4.1 There is now a choice of 3 render engines to choose from in PDF Options/Rendering. The render options are no longer greyed out if
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Here’s some C code that shows how to read an opencv cv::Mat image using the barcode reader toolkit. The main points to note are: Read the image using the cv::IMREAD_GRAYSCALE flag Flip the image vertically Align the scan lines to 4 byte boundaries #include <barcode.h> #include <iostream> #include <opencv2/core/core.hpp> #include <opencv2/highgui/highgui.hpp> #include <opencv2/imgproc/imgproc.hpp> static void