Go Back   MarcomCentral (PTI) and FusionPro User Communities > Software-Related Talk > The JavaScript Library > Barcodes


Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old May 7th, 2020, 08:44 AM
mlm61 mlm61 is offline
Forum n00b
Join Date: Oct 2016
Posts: 1
Default Same address grouped into one envelope

hello all, 1st post, so thanks for help advance.
I am doing a mailing, data file has addresses for recipients. normally not an issue I do this type of mailing with no problems, but here is my challenge.

Some of recipients have the same mailing address and I would like to group them into one package (envelope). I am using 3of9 barcoding. How would I group the same addresses into one package (envelope) and have the barcode reflect the correct page count?

This is the rule I use for my barcode now:

var myHex = Number(FusionPro.Composition.totalPages/2).toString(16);
paddedHex = Right("00" + myHex,2);
// Say we have 260 pages. We do not want the barcode to say insert 5.
if (Number(FusionPro.Composition.totalPages/2)>255) {
paddedHex = "FF";
finalHex = ToUpper("*" + paddedHex + "*");
return finalHex;

So I guess I am looking for a rule or Java script to do grouping and barcoding.

Thanks much for any and all help.
Reply With Quote
Old May 8th, 2020, 11:13 AM
Dan Korn's Avatar
Dan Korn Dan Korn is offline
FusionPro Senior Engineer / Forum Moderator
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Chicago, IL
Posts: 4,694
Default Re: Same address grouped into one envelope

Can you post an example of the data, and whatever you have so far for a FusionPro template, along with a mockup of what the output should be? I don't think there's enough information (at least not for me) to be able to answer the question.
Dan Korn
FusionPro Developer / JavaScript Guru / Forum Moderator
PTI Marketing Technologies | Printable | MarcomCentral

I am a not a Support engineer, and this forum is not a substitute for Support. My participation on this forum is primarily as a fellow user (and a forum moderator). I am happy to provide help and answers to questions when I can; however, there is no guarantee that I, or anyone else on this forum, will be able to answer all questions or fix any problems. If I ask for files to clarify an issue, I might not be able to look at them personally. I am not able to answer private messages, emails, or phone calls unless they go through proper Support channels. Please direct any sales or pricing questions to your salesperson or inquiries@marcom.com.

Complex template-building questions, as well as all installation and font questions or problems, should be directed to FusionProSupport@marcom.com. Paid consulting work may be required to fulfill your template-building needs.

This is a publicly viewable forum. Please DO NOT post fonts, or other proprietary content, to this forum. Also, please DO NOT post any "live" data with real names, addresses, or any other personal, private, or confidential data.

Please include the specific versions of FusionPro, Acrobat, and your operating system in any problem reports or help requests. I recommend putting this information in your forum signature. Please also check your composition log (.msg) file for relevant error or warning messages.

Please post questions specific to the MarcomCentral Enterprise and Web-to-Print applications in the MarcomCentral forum. Click here to request access. Or contact your Business Relationship Manager (BRM/CPM) for assistance.

Please direct any questions specific to EFI's Digital StoreFront (DSF) to EFI support.

How To Ask Questions The Smart Way

The correct spellings are JavaScript, FusionPro, and MarcomCentral (each with two capital letters and no spaces). Acceptable abbreviations are JS, FP, and MC (or MCC). There is no "S" at the end of "Expression" or "Printable"! The name of the product is FusionPro, not "Fusion". "Java" is not is not the same as JavaScript.

Check out the JavaScript Guide and JavaScript Reference! FusionPro 8.0 and newer use JavaScript 1.7. Older versions use JavaScript 1.5.

return "KbwbTdsjqu!spdlt\"".replace(/./g,function(w){return String.fromCharCode(w.charCodeAt()-1)});
Reply With Quote

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 04:34 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2023, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
(c) 2011, PTI Marketing Technologies™, Inc.