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Barcode.SetPrimary

Sets primary parameter.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
Barcode 7.1 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

MBS( "Barcode.SetPrimary"; Text; Encoding )

Parameters

Parameter Description Example value
Text The text to use. "Hello World"
Encoding The text encoding for text parameter.
Default is UTF-8.
Possible encoding names: ANSI, Arabic-Mac, Arabic-Win, Baltic-Win, CentralEurope-Mac, ChineseSimp-Mac, ChineseSimp-Win, ChineseTrad-Mac, ChineseTrad-Win, Cyrillic-Mac, Cyrillic-Win, EasternEurope-Win, Greek-Mac, Greek-Win, Hebrew-Mac, Hebrew-Win, ISO-8859-1, ISO-8859-2, ISO-8859-3, ISO-8859-4, ISO-8859-5, ISO-8859-6, ISO-8859-7, ISO-8859-8, ISO-8859-9, ISO-8859-15, Korean-Johab, Korean-Mac, Korean-Win, Latin1, Mac, Native, ShiftJIS-Mac, ShiftJIS-Win, Turkish-Mac, Turkish-Win, UTF-8, DOS or Windows. Pass native to use the native encoding of the current platform.
"UTF-8"

Result

Returns OK or error.

Description

Sets primary parameter.
Needed for some barcodes like MaxiCode.

Examples

Create Maxicode with Primary text:

Set Field [Barcode Generation::Image; ""]
Set Variable [$r; Value:MBS("Barcode.SetOptions"; 4)]
Set Variable [$r; Value:MBS("Barcode.SetPrimary"; "999999999840012")]
Set Variable [$img; Value:MBS("Barcode.Generate"; "MAXICODE"; "Secondary Message Here")]
Set Variable [$r; Value:MBS("Barcode.SetPrimary"; "")]
If [MBS("IsError") = 0]
    Set Field [Barcode Generation::Image; MBS( "GMImage.WriteToPNGContainer"; $img; "barcode.png")]
    Set Variable [$r; Value:MBS( "GMImage.Destroy"; $img )]
End If

See also


Barcode.SetOptions   -   Barcode.UPCChecksum

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