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Export the IM® Barcode during the Scripting process

Posted: Tue Jul 22, 2008 7:18 am
by Dave
Add a Command Event AFTER the Presort Mail… event with the following Syntax:

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com_Alias=ALIAS()
SELECT("_printpresort")
com_IMB=CREATEOBJECT("utilities")
com_IMB.iMailBc()
SELECT(com_Alias)
This command will create two fields, IMBARCODE, 65-CHARACTERS and IMBDIGITS 20-CHARACTERS.

When you are setting up the Export Event, you can add two new fields to the Export:

IMBARCODE, Character, 65 <- Example: DTTFDFFADDFFTFFDATTDFTDDATDDTDDFTDFTTFTDTDTFFFFFDATDTTTFAAFDAAAFT
Note: This is the column you can use with our USPS4CB, Regular 16 point font to print the IM® Barcode

IMBDIGITS, Character, 31 - You must also enter this Expression to get all 31-characters:

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IMBDIGITS+SUBSTR(barcode,2,11)
Example: 00702123456000002038 + the Delivery Point Barcode
Note: The IMBDIGITS is not used for printing, but can be used to track and for knowing what the IMBARCODE represents.

If you want to export the Intelligent Mail barcode fields in a script without presorting, use this command instead:

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com_Alias=ALIAS()
SELECT(com_Alias)
com_IMB=CREATEOBJECT("utilities")
com_IMB.iMailBc()
SELECT(com_Alias)

Export the IMPB in a script

Posted: Fri Aug 26, 2016 8:43 am
by Eric
To export the Intelligent Mail PACKAGE Barcode, add a Command Event AFTER the Presort Mail… and Print Presort, Reports… events to generate the IMpb and the eVS file with the following Syntax:

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com_Alias=ALIAS() 
SELECT("_printpresort")
com_IMB=CREATEOBJECT("utilities")
com_IMB.iMailpb()
=evs()
SELECT(com_Alias)