Adding Barcodes to a Database
Once you’ve created and named your database, you need to add some barcode values. If you haven’t created a database of values yet, instructions can be found here. There are 2 Options to adding barcodes.
- Step 1: On the navigation bar, click ‘Databases’
- Step 2: Click on the database you want to add / edit values.
Option 1: Adding Manually
- Step 1: Click the ‘Add’ tab ***
- Step 2: Enter a value. This is what the barcode will read.
- Step 3: [OPTIONAL] Enter a Response. This is what the barcode will return when it is scanned.
- Step 4: Click the ‘Add’ Button to finalize
- Step 5: Repeat until all values are entered
Option 2: Import a CSV file
This option requires a CSV file filled with barcode values and responses. For full guidelines, click Create a CSV file and import it here.
- First, click the ‘Import’ Tab***
- Secondly, click the ‘Browse’ Button and locate the file
- Thirdly, click ‘Import’ Button and your barcodes will be loaded within 5 minutes.
Option 3: Autofill a Database
The Autofill feature allows you to quickly fill a database with custom ID values.
- First, click the ‘Databases’ tab on the Navigation Bar near the top of the screen and choose the database you want to fill.
- Secondly, click the AutoFill tab.
- Thirdly, customize your values using the different tools in the Autofill page.
- Fourthly, click AutoFill database.
Option 4: Database Builder
Use your device to add barcode values to your database using a Database Builder service type. The Database Builder service enables the remote creation and editing of asset and ID databases.
- First, create a new service using the ‘Database Builder’ service type.
- Secondly, sign into the ‘Database Builder’ service on your device and scan the barcodes that you want to add to a database.
- Thirdly, tap ‘confirm’ under “Confirm add/update this entry”.
- Fourthly, Enter description text into the response field.
- Fifth, change entry status to ‘Valid’.
- Sixth, click Next (note: the initial scan will respond with an ‘invalid’ result).
- Lastly, re-scan barcode to confirm that its status is now ‘Valid’ within the database.