VISUAL PLANNING 5.3 DOCUMENTATION

Barcode heading

DEFINITION

This is a type of heading for a dimension or a form.

The barcode standards that work in VISUAL PLANNING are EAN 8, EAN 13 and Code 39.

SETTINGS

Create a heading

To create a Heading, go to Global Settings panel:

  • Right click on the chosen dimension's name> Create heading
  • or Right click on the chosen form's name> Create heading

The lower part of Global Settings is then activated:

Specify the characteristics of the heading, then confirm by clicking on OK.

These settings are also accessible by another entry point (c.f Global Settings).

Characteristics of a Barcode heading are the following:

Name

This is the heading's name.

Description

This is the heading's optional description.

Type

The type is Barcode. It can not be modified.

Barcode type

The differents Barcode are :

Modify a heading

The modification of a Heading involves an important change in the planner's architecture.

It is a powerful act of setting which should not be made without consideration.
(cf. precautions to take when modifying the settings)

The modification of a heading is done by selecting Global settings in the heading's panel.

The lower part is then activated.

Then it is necessary to modify the characteristics (cf. Create a heading), then Validate by clicking on the OK button.

Delete a heading

The deletion of a Heading involves an important change in the planner's architecture.

It is a powerful act of setting which should not be made without consideration.
(cf. precautions to take when modifying the settings)

Deleting a heading is irreversible.

cf. Delete a heading

USE

Display

These heading's are displayed like all the others: cf. visual information

In VISUAL PLANNING, it is not possible to visualize the result of a barcode heading as a design outside the resources or events windows properties. The display is usually in the form of text only.

Enter a value

Depending on the type of barcode, entering a value is possibly subject to validation.

The Code EAN 8 and EAN 13 are verified while Code 39 is not.

EAN 8 Code

Correct entry

vp5_ressource_edition_rubrique_codebarre_ean8_correct.jpg

Incorrect Entry

vp5_ressource_edition_rubrique_codebarre_ean8_incorrect.jpg

EAN 13 Code

Correct entry

vp5_ressource_edition_rubrique_codebarre_ean13_correct.jpg

Incorrect Entry

vp5_ressource_edition_rubrique_codebarre_ean13_incorrect.jpg

Code 39

vp5_ressource_edition_rubrique_codebarre_code39.jpg

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