upca_preamble Meta Tag

PocketBrowser 3.x API

The upca_preamble Meta Tag is an action tag used to set the upcapreamble property, which controls the preamble applied to the bar code.

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

ParametersW Toggle Parameters

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

Name Possible Values Description
Default Value
upcapreamble:[Value] NONE/SYSTEM_CHAR/COUNTRY_AND_SYSTEM_CHARS if value is NONE Applies no preamble to the bar code.if value is SYSTEM_CHAR then Applies system character preamble to the bar code.if value is COUNTRY_AND_SYSTEM_CHARS Applies both system and country code preamble to the bar code. Device specific
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Examples Toggle Examples

The following example enables the scanner to read only upca labels with the preamble property set to both system and country code preamble:

<META HTTP-Equiv="scanner" Content="upca:enabled">
<META HTTP-Equiv="scanner" Content="upcapreamble:COUNTRY_AND_SYSTEM_CHARS">
<META HTTP-Equiv="scanner" Content="enabled">
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Above example can also be written as shown below:

<META HTTP-Equiv="scanner" Content="upca:enabled;upcapreamble:COUNTRY_AND_SYSTEM_CHARS;enabled">
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<META HTTP-Equiv="scanner-upca" Content="enabled">
<META HTTP-Equiv="scanner-upcapreamble" Content="COUNTRY_AND_SYSTEM_CHARS">
<META HTTP-Equiv="scanner-enabled" Content="SCN1">
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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 upca.