Barcode-scanner control for canvas apps

Scans barcodes, QR codes, and data-matrix codes on an Android or iOS device. Not supported in a web browser.

Description

The control opens a native scanner on an Android or iOS device. The scanner automatically detects a barcode, a QR code, or a data-matrix code when in view. The control doesn't support scanning in a web browser.

The control supports QR codes, data-matrix codes, and these types of barcodes:

  • UPC A
  • UPC E
  • EAN 8
  • EAN 13
  • CODE 39
  • CODE 128
  • ITF
  • PDF 417

Key properties

Value – Output property that contains the text value of the code that was scanned most recently.

Text - Text that appears on the button that activates the scanner.

OnScan – How an app responds when a barcode is successfully scanned.

Additional properties

BorderColor – The color of a control's border.

BorderStyle – Whether a control's border is Solid, Dashed, Dotted, or None.

BorderThickness – The thickness of a control's border.

DisplayMode – Whether the control allows user input (Edit), only displays data (View), or is disabled (Disabled).

FlashlightEnabled - Whether the flashlight is enabled automatically when the scanner is opened.

Height – The height of the button that activates the scanner.

Tooltip – Explanatory text that appears when the user hovers over a control.

Type - The type of code that was detected in the scan that succeeded most recently.

Visible – Whether a control appears or is hidden.

Width – The width of the button that activates the scanner.

X – The distance between the left edge of a control and the left edge of its parent container (screen if no parent container).

Y – The distance between the top edge of a control and the top edge of the parent container (screen if no parent container).