How to generate barcodes in IBM® FileNet® eForms for P8?

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How to display barcode images with P8eForms?

Answer

Follow steps below to display barcode images with P8eForms:

  1. Copy the GenerateBarcode.jsp into the application server under the deployed Workplace folder.
  2. Make sure that both the AllbarCodes.jar and the jai_codec.jar file is in the classpath of the application server or simply put the files under the deployed Workplace/WEB-INF folder.
  3. Using FileNet eForms Designer, modify the http lookup for cell "BarcodeData" in the sample form template, BarcodeSample.itx, to point to the existing application server name.
  4. Save the form template and deploy the template in Workplace.
  5. Create a Form Document Policy, Form Workflow Policy or simply open the form template in Test Form Template mode. Type in some text in the data field and press tab. See sample result below:

  6. The supported formats are:
    • Code39 (one-dimensional)
    • Code128 (one-dimensional)
    • PDF417 (two-dimensional)
    Please refer to the attached "Barcodes for eForms.doc" for more details.

Barcodes for eForms.zip

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Document information


More support for:

Case Foundation
eForms for P8

Software version:

4.0.2

Operating system(s):

AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Software edition:

All Editions

Reference #:

1437833

Modified date:

2013-05-02

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