ean8ConvertToEAN13 Meta Tag

PocketBrowser 3.x API

The ean8ConvertToEAN13 Meta Tag is an action tag used to enable conversion from ean8 to EAN13 bar code. If this flag is set, the bar code is converted to EAN13, and EAN13 parameters are used.

ean8ConvertToEAN13 (META Tag) Syntax
<META HTTP-Equiv="scanner" content="ean8ConvertToEAN13:[parameter>

ParametersW Toggle Parameters

Items listed in this section indicate parameters, or attributes which can be set.

Name Possible Values Description
Default Value
ean8ConvertToEAN13:[Value] true/false Enables/Disables the property. Device specific
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Examples Toggle Examples

The following example enables the scanner to read only ean8 labels with the ConvertToEAN13 property set:

<META HTTP-Equiv="scanner" Content="ean8:enabled">
<META HTTP-Equiv="scanner" Content="ean13:enabled">
<META HTTP-Equiv="scanner" Content="ean8ConvertToEAN13:true">
<META HTTP-Equiv="scanner" Content="enabled">
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Above example can also be written as shown below:

<META HTTP-Equiv="scanner" Content="ean8:enabled;ean13:enabled;ean8ConvertToEAN13:true;enabled">
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<META HTTP-Equiv="scanner-ean8" Content="enabled">
<META HTTP-Equiv="scanner-ean13" Content="enabled">
<META HTTP-Equiv="scanner-ean8ConvertToEAN13" Content="true">
<META HTTP-Equiv="scanner-Enabled" Content="SCN1">
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Remarks Toggle Remarks

Info Toggle Additional Information

Supported Platforms Windows CE, Windows Mobile, Windows Mobile SE
Persistence This tag is persistent.
Min. Requirements Scanner or Imager module and device supports ean8 and ean13.