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Read various barcodes with your built in smartphone camera

Scanning engine powered by ZXING

Check barcode structures (standard & custom specs)

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Share your custom code structure specifications online on barValid network

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Create scanning reports on our phone- add pictures and share the report

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barValid tutorial: PDF reports


How do you share scanned barcodes with additional information with your colleagues?
Copy & paste the barcode and send an email? (Tip: you can also copy a scanned barcode with barValid, just tap the barcode...)
Maybe attach an additional picture? What if you need to scan and share multiple barcodes?

barValid offers a simple solution to cover these and many more requests:
the PDF report:


Follow these simple steps to start using barValid PDF reports:

  1. Install barValid - GS1 Barcode Checker & verifier on your smartphone
  2. Launch the app and scan a barcode. The barcode scanning result page will be shown: The codestructure validation result
  3. Start creating a new PDF report by clicking the "share" sign in the upper left corner: Create a new PDF report by tapping the share sign in the upper left corner
  4. The "Report options" screen will pop up and give you the following possibilities PDF Report options
    1. Tap the plus sign to take a picture
    2. Insert any additional text information you want to save into your PDF report
    3. Create and save the PDF report to your smartphone
    4. Create and share the PDF report by email or other social channels (WhatsApp, Facebook, ...)
  5. The PDF report will be saved to the following location on your smartphone: /Phone/Android/data/

  6. You can find here an online example of a PDF report: Download example PDF
  7. To customize the operator name printed on the PDF report head over to the barValid settings from the main menu and set the option "operator name"

You have learned how to create PDF reports right on your device and save or share them online.
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