Barcodes and Access

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I have developed a number of MS Access db and I now would like to go back and include some barcode scanning capabilities. Is there any suggestions on the type of scanner or do I need additional software?
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Many of the scanners that I have seen include the ability to be a "Keyboard Wedge".  Basically whatever data is encoded in the barcode is "typed" into the computer.  Most of the time, this is the easiest way to include barcode scanners in existing applications.  Other than that, you will need to work directly with the manufacturer of the scanner for thier APIs.

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