We have a use case where an employee from a warehouse needs to scan multiple barcodes.
We were asked if this is possible without pressing, for example, a "Submit" button for each and every barcode scanned, since it would delay the process.
The main goal is to allow the user to pick multiple barcodes, save them into a variable for example, and whenever the task is finished, it would trigger a process.
Do you know if this is possible to do without forcing the user to press hundreds of times a submit button, for each barcode scanned?
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Can you tell us, how your overall setting looks like? are you using this approach?
Yes, we already tried that approach and everything is working, but it doesn't answer our question regarding the ability to allow a user to scan multiple barcodes without pressing a button each time they scan a barcode.
Our use case aims to target warehouse employees that will use a mobile, so we're trying to avoid the fuss to press a button each time they scan a code.
AFAIK there is no way to do that without any additional user interaction. Even when you just create dynamic fields, the user would have to tap the field to switch focus before scanning.
I am with stefan here. I tried some stuff, but i dont see a chance really either.
Why wouldn't the user be able to scan multiple barcodes all into a single, let's say, paragraph field, then every so often (maybe every 5 or 10 scans until/unless they're more confident) they press an on-form button to process that batch?
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