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Batch Read Barcodes From Files - VBScript

BarCode Reader SDK sample in VBScript demonstrating ‘Batch Read Barcodes From Files’

if WScript.Arguments.Count < 2 Then
 MsgBox "Run with the folder path as the argument" & vbCRLF & vbCRLF & "BatchReadFromFiles.vbs <InputFolder> <OutputFolder>"
 WScript.Quit 0
End If

Set objFSO = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")

' define allowed input images extensions
inputImagesExtensions = "JPG,JPEG,PNG,BMP,PDF,TIF"

Set reader = CreateObject("Bytescout.BarCodeReader.Reader")

' Set barcode types for searching
reader.BarcodeTypesToFind.Code39 = True
reader.BarcodeTypesToFind.QRCode = True
reader.BarcodeTypesToFind.PDF417 = True
reader.BarcodeTypesToFind.EAN13 = True

Set objInputFolder = objFSO.GetFolder(WScript.Arguments(0))
Set objResultsFile = objFSO.CreateTextFile(WScript.Arguments(1), True)

Call ProcessFolder(objInputFolder)

WScript.Quit 0

Sub ProcessFolder(folder)

    Set objFolder = objFSO.GetFolder(folder.Path)
    Set colFiles = objFolder.Files
    For Each objFile in colFiles

        ' Check the file type
        If inStr(inputImagesExtensions, UCase(objFSO.GetExtensionName(objFile.Name))) > 0 Then

        ' Read barcode from file
        WScript.Echo "Reading from: " & objFile.Path
        reader.ReadFromFile objFile.Path 

        Dim csv 
        csv = reader.ExportFoundBarcodesToCSV_4
        objResultsFile.Write csv
        End If

    For Each subFolder in folder.SubFolders
        ProcessFolder subFolder
End Sub

REM running from the command line
cscript.exe BatchReadFromFiles.vbs "input" "results.csv"

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