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Barcode Scanner

Non-Visible component
Category Requires Version
Sensors API 19, Android 4.4 - 4.4.4 KitKat 2

Overview

A non-visible component that reads barcodes from the device''s camera.

Permissions

Events

After Scan

Indicates that the scanner has read a (text) result and provides the result

Params
result Text

Methods

Do Scan

Begins a barcode scan, using the camera. When the scan is complete, the AfterScan event will be raised.

Properties

Result

Text ➖ Read - Blocks

Text result of the previous scan.

Use External Scanner

Boolean Default: False ➖ Read Write - Designer Blocks

If true App Inventor will look for and use an external scanning program such as "Bar Code Scanner."


Last update: January 27, 2020