Generate Barcodes in Salesforce

This IDAutomation user guide explains how to implement the SaaS Barcode Generator to produce barcodes in Salesforce. IDAutomation’s hosted barcode generator service dynamically creates high-quality GIF, JPEG, or 1-bit BMP images that are streamed directly to an application. The user manual employs the IDAutomation SaaS Barcode Generator in Salesforce Developer Edition to convert a field to a QR-Code image in a page layout.

Sales Force QR Code Implementation Tutorial

  1. Log into Salesforce Developer.

  2. Select Object Manager.

  3. Select Account in the Label section.

  4. Select Fields & Relationships.

  5. Select New.

  6. Set the Data Type to Formula, and then select Next.

  7. In the Field Label text box, create a name for the field, set the Formula Return Type to Text, and select Next.

  8. In the formula text area, insert the SaaS Generator URL and include field(s) available in the Insert Merge Field drop down and choose Next.
    IMAGE('' + Website, 'Website')

  9. Choose the profiles to which you want to grant edit access to this field via field-level security, and then select Next.

  10. Select the page layout to associate with the field, and then choose Save.
  11. Select Page Layouts and then choose a page layout to view.

  12. In the Preview As drop down, select the user perspective.

  13. The QR-Code displays in the report.

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