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yellew70
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Generating barcodes

I generated barcode using - "https://www.barcodesinc.com/generator/image.php?code=" & "AC: "&txtTitle & "&style=197&type=C128B&width=167&height=50&xres=1&font=2".  Works, but if the text contains a comma, barcode is not generated.  Is there a way around since many of records we are trying to generate barcodes for contain commas?

 

Thank you

 

 

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Substitute("Widget, Aluminum", ",", " ")

This would change the comma to a space.

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Hey. You dont need a if...

Substitute( NAME OF THE PRODUCT, ",", " " );

"https://www.barcodesinc.com/generator/image.php?code=" & "AC: "&txtTitle & "&style=197&type=C128B&width=167&height=50&xres=1&font=2";

 

 

https://docs.microsoft.com/pt-pt/powerapps/maker/canvas-apps/functions/function-replace-substitute 

 

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RandyHayes
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@yellew70 

Well, if you want to do it IN the formula, then : 

"https://www.barcodesinc.com/generator/image.php?code=" & "AC: "& Substitute(txtTitle, ",", " ") & "&style=197&type=C128B&width=167&height=50&xres=1&font=2"

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Nogueira1306
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Hey! You could check before if it had "," and if yes, replace them for another field. Would that work?

 

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Was wondering on how to check for commas.  Would that be like an if statement?  For example, if the record reads "Widget, Aluminum" how can I replace the comma with space or something else.  Thank you

RandyHayes
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@yellew70 

C128B does not support commas in it.  Code 39 does, but the barcodesinc generator does not honor the Code 39 encoding (a comma is represented by /L in Code 39).  

You could either provide your own encoding for the comma (such as the /L) and then translate that in your app.  The downside of this is that it will make your barcode unique to your app only...all other scanning will just assume it to be a /L

 

I hope this is helpful for you.

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@yellew70 

Substitute("Widget, Aluminum", ",", " ")

This would change the comma to a space.

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Hey. You dont need a if...

Substitute( NAME OF THE PRODUCT, ",", " " );

"https://www.barcodesinc.com/generator/image.php?code=" & "AC: "&txtTitle & "&style=197&type=C128B&width=167&height=50&xres=1&font=2";

 

 

https://docs.microsoft.com/pt-pt/powerapps/maker/canvas-apps/functions/function-replace-substitute 

 

If you need additional help please tag me in your reply and please like my reply.
If my reply provided you with a solution, pleased mark it as a solution ✔️!

Best regards,
Gonçalo Nogueira

Check my LinkedIn!

RandyHayes
Super User
Super User

@yellew70 

Well, if you want to do it IN the formula, then : 

"https://www.barcodesinc.com/generator/image.php?code=" & "AC: "& Substitute(txtTitle, ",", " ") & "&style=197&type=C128B&width=167&height=50&xres=1&font=2"

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yellew70
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Thank you for all your responses.  They gave me alternate approaches and they work.  Thank you for the prompt replies.

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