ticket management with filemaker

is there any barcode reader can connect to filemaker pro?
i want to make ticket management system.
Hiroyuki TamuraField EngineerAsked:
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JoJohn2004Connect With a Mentor Commented:
If you are creating the barcode that  will be read, you can imbed tab or enter commands in the barcode that will move to the next field or cause a looped script to continue though. I guess it depends on how elaborate your needs are.
JoJohn2004Connect With a Mentor Commented:
Barcode readers are simply input devices. As long as it is compatible with your computer, the data can be placed in Filemaker. If you are creating barcodes themselves, they  have to be configured with start and stop characters that are determined by the reader. Often it is an *
jvaldesConnect With a Mentor Commented:
In order to customize movement of cursor to different fields you will need a modifier called a wedge that connects the barcode reader between the keyboard and the computer. Since for most barcodes it is virtually impossible to send multi key entries that have ascii codes greater than 127 (SEVEN BITS) which you will need to navigate from field to field, you will need an application that inserts these entries. go to


Also there is a UK company that makes the ultimate wedge, it's about $200USD. If you need that I can provide it. Just request, since I don't know it from the top of my head...
Hiroyuki TamuraField EngineerAuthor Commented:
thank you.
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