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Published: 11 Mar 2019
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Keyboard or Scan Entry Published by: Brian Fennell on 11 Mar 2019 view comments(1)

Is there a way (API) to tell if data was entered on a screen using a keyboard or a barcode scanner?



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Posted by: bobcozzi
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Edited: Wed, 13 Mar, 2019 at 17:54:04 (243 days ago)

No. Barcode Scanners interface to the system and appears to it as a Keyboard to the program. So there is no way to differentiate between a Barcode and a Keyboard.