Recognize Barcodes on Documents

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Zone map can be used to detect barcodes on any document being scanned. The information contained in the detected barcodes can be automatically stored in data fields. You can select the data fields in which information from the barcodes must be stored. Currently supported bar code types are Code 11, Code 39, Code 93, Code 128, EAN 8, EAN 13, UPC-A and 2 of 5 interleaved.
 

In the below instructions we configure globodox to recognize barcodes from Delivery Order documents.
 

To Recognize Barcodes on a Document

1.In Globodox, click the Tools tab.
2.Click the Template Manager button. The Template Manager window be launched.
3.Click the Zone Maps option in the left pane. The Zone Maps pane will be displayed.
4.Click the New button on the Template Manager window to create a new Zone Map. The New Zone Map window will be launched.
5.Enter a name for the Zone Map in the Name box. You can enter Delivery Orders.
6.Enter a short description about the Zone Map in the Description box. You can enter Use this zone map to automatically Index Delivery Order documents.
7.From the Entity drop-down, select the the Document Type option.
8.From the Target drop-down, select the Delivery Order Document Type.
9.Now, click the OK button to create the Zone Map. The Zone Editor window will now be launched.
10.Click the Scan button on the Zone Editor window. Now, scan an Invoice document.
11.Click the Add & Close button. The scanned document will now be displayed in the Preview pane of the Zone Editor window. This document will be used as template.
12.Click the Draw Zone button to create a zone. In the preview pane, drag the mouse to select the area which displays the Barcode. The Zone Properties pane will now be enabled.
13.In the Zone Properties pane, by default a name will be generated for the zone in the Name box. If you wish you can rename it.
14.Enter a short description about the zone in the Description box.
15.From the Type drop-down, select the Barcode option.
16.Click the Options button. The Barcode Types dialog will be launched.
17.From the drop-down list, select the type of the zoned barcode and click the OK button. The list contains all the codes that are currently supported.
 
Note:
If you do not know the barcode's type, then select the All option, by doing this the system will match the zoned barcode with the right code. However, this affects the performance of the system. So, it is recommended to select the type of the zoned barcode.
 
18.From the Target drop-down select a field to map it with the selected zone. The barcode information will be extracted and stored in the selected field.
19.Now, create zones in a similar manner and map them with their corresponding fields.
20.Click the Save button to save the zone map. The zone map will now be created. You can close the window.
21.Now, we will scan some Delivery Orders.
22.Select the Home tab and click the Scan button. This will bring up the Scan Window.
23.You can select a Scan Profile from the Select a scan profile drop-down.
24.Select a scanner from the Select a Scanner drop down.
25.Click the Start Scan button to scan the document. The scanned document will now be displayed in the Preview pane of the Scan window.
26.From the Zone Map drop-down, select the Delivery Orders zone map.
27.Now, click the Add & Close button. The scanned document will now be added to the delivery Orders Document Type and the Barcode information will extracted and stored in their respective mapped field.

 
Notes:

To delete a zone, select that zone in the preview pane and hit the Delete button on the keyboard.
To modify an existing Zone Map, select a Zone Map from the list and click the Edit button on the Template Manager window.
To delete a Zone Map, select a Zone Map from the list and click the Delete button on the Template Manager window.
 

Related Topics

What is Zone Map

Applying Zone Map
Automatically Index a document
Automatically Index a stack

 

 


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