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    Registration form with a Barcode

    Asked by snewell80 on July 07, 2015 at 10:06 AM

    I've been using a JotForm registration form for some time.  The problem that we have is when it comes time for the event we are left with printing off a list of the participates that signed up for the event, and thumbing through papers to check them off.  This is less than desirable and not to mention time consuming.  I was wondering if there was anyway for Jot form to create a bar-code once the form is complete that could then be read by a smart phone to check people in?     

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    Answered by Ben on July 07, 2015 at 10:53 AM

    I had used the free, online QR bar code generator before and it seemed to be what you are looking for.

    Please take a look at this thread: http://www.jotform.com/answers/491780 to see how it was all set up and the sample form in it.

    It is based on the email field, where the submitted email is the generated code.

    You can see more about the it here:

    There is also an alternative such as this one: http://generator.barcoding.com/#.VK2bMVco9So

    The only difference is that you could use the QR Bar code reader widget at the entrance and check out what it says - for example, if you set it up to bar code the text as:


    then the widget will show you the same and you will not need to search through the papers to find it.

    This is the link to the widget: QR Code Reader

    Would that be something that could work for you?

    - Please do note that all bar codes can be read by any other bar code reader.