Bar code can be used to identify a form, respondent or it can contain additional information relating to the form. In order to define a bar code, choose thetool from the tool bar. The first step is to define the area where the code is located. This will be done using the mouse. Subsequently, a dialog for setting the code properties is displayed. The boxes are pre-filled with values ascertained from the bar code in the template. If the template contains no bar code, the item must be filled manually.
The maximum length box serves for defining the length of the bar code. The length of the output corresponds to the maximum length of the code.