RFID Label Design and Encoding Management Pro User'

A698HL6BT-E-U-0130
RFID Label Design and Encoding
Management Pro
User’s Guide
Commissioning by Barcode Scanning
March 2017
Version 1.30
Preface
This document explains how to use the Commissioning from Barcode Scanning (hereafter referred to
as “this application”) of RFID Label Design and Encoding Management Pro (hereafter referred to as
"this tool"). Be sure to read this document before using this application.
 Please read the First Step Guide first.
 Abbreviations and generic terms used in documents for Fujitsu RFID Integrated
Label Solution
The documents use the following abbreviations and generic terms.
Name
Abbreviation used in this document
Microsoft® Windows® 7 Professional
“Windows 7”
Microsoft® Windows® 8.1 Professional
“Windows 8.1”
Microsoft® Windows® 10 Professional
“Windows 10”
Terminals where Windows 7,Windows 8.1, or
Windows 10 has been installed
PC
Personal computer
Reader device for 2D barcode
“2D reader”
Reader/writer devices
"Reader device"
RFID tags
Tag
Printer which supports RFID data encoding
“RFID printer”
Fujitsu’s RFID Integrated Label – 8Kbyte
"Large capacity RFID tag" or "high memory
(Large/Medium/Small)
tag"
Fujitsu’s RFID Integrated Label – 1Kbyte
Tag
(Large/Medium/Small)
Fujitsu's 2-kilobit RFID tags
 Trademarks
Microsoft, Windows, .NET Framework, and .NET Compact Framework are registered
trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and other countries.
Other company names and product names in this document are trademarks or registered
trademarks of respective companies. Note that system names and product names in this
document are not always followed by trademark symbols such as ® or ™.
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 ATA (Air Transport Association of America) Spec 2000 Chapter 9-5
This tool is designed to read and write data from and to tags in compliance with the
specification for Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) on Parts in ATA Spec2000 Chapter 9-5.
 High Risk Activity
This product is designed and manufactured as contemplated for general use, including
without limitation, general office use, personal use and household use, but is not designed and
manufactured as contemplated for use accompanying fatal risks or dangers that, unless
extremely high safety is secured, could lead directly to death, personal injury, severe physical
damage or other loss (hereinafter called "High Safety Required Use"), including without
limitation, nuclear reaction control, aircraft flight control, air traffic control, mass transport
control, life support, and weapon launch control. The customer shall not use this product
without securing the sufficient safety required for the High Safety Required Use.
 Notes on export procedures
When exporting or providing this product and this document, check the regulations under the
Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Law and the laws and regulations relating to US export
control, and complete the necessary procedures.
 Screenshots and illustrations
The screenshots and illustrations in this document are only examples, and the actual screens
may be slightly different depending on the environment that you are using.
The screenshots used in the explanations in this document are from a Windows 7
environment.
 Other Notes
No part of this document may be reproduced or reused for other purposes without the
express written permission of Fujitsu Limited.
The content of this document may change without prior notice.
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
 Revision history
Edition
Date issued
Version
1.20
Changes
Initial version released.
September 2015
Add
Commissioning
by
Barcode
Scanning
and
Batch
Commissioning
Version
1.21
Version
1.22
Version
1.30
October 2015
Small changes.
October 2016
For the first enhancement in 2016
March 31, 2017
Enhancement for ATA Spec 2000 Rev.2016 support
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Contents
1 Function Overview of Commissioning by Barcode Scanning ............... 1
1.1 Overview ................................................................................................................... 1
1.2 Function List ............................................................................................................ 1
1.3 Suite of User Manuals ............................................................................................. 1
1.4 Messages .................................................................................................................. 2
2 Configurations ........................................................................................... 3
2.1 Overview ................................................................................................................... 3
2.2 Operating Procedure for Settings .......................................................................... 5
2.2.1 Start Settings.............................................................................................................................. 5
2.2.2 Database Connection Settings .................................................................................................. 6
2.2.3 Tag Format Settings ................................................................................................................... 9
2.2.4 Settings Specified to Commissioning by Barcode Scanning ................................................... 14
2.2.5 Label Format Settings.............................................................................................................. 17
2.2.6 Backup Configurations............................................................................................................. 26
2.2.7 Restore Backup Configurations ............................................................................................... 27
2.2.8 Initialize Configurations............................................................................................................ 28
2.2.9 Close Settings Menu ................................................................................................................ 29
3 Commissioning by Barcode Scanning .................................................. 30
3.1 Start and Stop the Application .............................................................................. 30
3.1.1 Start the Application ................................................................................................................. 30
3.1.1 Stop the Application ................................................................................................................. 31
3.2 Use Commissioning by Barcode Scanning ......................................................... 32
3.2.1 Commission Tag (Manually Selecting Label Format) .............................................................. 32
3.2.2 Commission Tag (Automatically Selecting Label Format) ....................................................... 35
4 Troubleshooting ...................................................................................... 36
4.1 Messages and Corrective Actions While using Commissioning by Barcode
Scanning....................................................................................................................... 36
4.2 Messages and Corrective Actions While Setting Configurations ...................... 41
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1 Function Overview of Commissioning by Barcode Scanning
1.1 Overview
This application can extract data records from a database using references specified in barcodes in
order to initialize RFID tags with the data in compliance with the ATA formats specified in ATA
Spec2000 Chapter 9-5 and print the labels on the RFID tags using a RFID printer.
1.2 Function List
The following table lists the functions of this application.
Name
Overview
Commissioning by
Extract data records from barcodes and a database using reference
Barcode Scanning
specified in barcodes in order to initialize RFID tags with the data in
compliance with the ATA formats specified in ATA Spec2000 Chapter 9-5
and print the labels on the RFID tags using RFID printer.
Configurations
Configuration settings for this application.
1.3 Suite of User Manuals
The user manuals for this tool are organized as follows:
Manual title
RFID Label Design and
Encoding Management Pro
Description
• Explains how to use the Manual Input application of “RFID Label
Design and Encoding Management Pro”.
User's Guide (Manual Input)
RFID Label Design and
• This document
Encoding Management Pro
• Explains how to use the Commissioning by Barcode Scanning
User's Guide (Commissioning
application of “RFID Label Design and Encoding Management
by Barcode Scanning)
Pro”.
RFID Label Design and
• Explains how to use the Commissioning from Integrated Source
Encoding Management Pro
application of “RFID Label Design and Encoding Management
User's Guide (Commissioning
Pro”.
from Integrated Sources)
RFID Label Design and
Encoding Management Pro
• Explains how to use the Batch Commissioning application of
“RFID Label Design and Encoding Management Pro”.
User's Guide (Batch
Commissioning)
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Manual title
Description
RFID Data Management Pro &
• Explains the usage methods and provides additional information
RFID Label Design and
about the “RFID Data Management Pro” and “RFID Label Design
Encoding Management Pro
and Encoding Management Pro”.
User's Guide (Appendixes)
1.4 Messages
Messages may be displayed in pop-up dialog boxes, depending on conditions encountered during
processing.
When an error is displayed, the normal processing is suspended. Please refer to section “4
Troubleshooting” for information on the messages displayed in the pop-up dialog box, and for
guidance on how to eliminate the cause of the error.
If the cause of the error cannot be identified, please make an inquiry to Fujitsu Customer Support.
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2 Configurations
2.1 Overview
This section explains how to set configurations parameters of this application.
The Configuration menu has 6 options displayed on the left-hand side of the screen. Clicking on a
menu option brings up a specific dialog screen to define parameters.
Menu Option
Description
TOP
This option is selected by default to show the brief
descriptions about configuration options.
Database
This option is used to configure the database connection to
the database that stores parts information for the tag
commissioning. This application uses an ODBC driver for
the database connection. Please refer to the section “2.2.2
Database Connection Settings” for details.
Tag Format
This option is used to define customized tag formats by
adding TEIs to the ATA formats specified in ATA Spec2000
Chapter 9-5. Please refer to the section “2.2.3 Tag Format
Settings” for details.
Commissioning by Barcode
This option is used to set application parameters for the
Scanning
Commissioning by Barcode Scanning application. Please
refer
to
the
section
“2.2.4
Settings
Specified
to
Commissioning by Barcode Scanning” for details.
Label Format
This option is used to specify encoding and printing data
configuration. Please refer to the section “2.2.5 Label
Format Settings” for details.
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Reset
This option is used to reset all configuration parameters to
their default at installation time, or backup and restore the
current configurations. Please refer to the following sections
for details.
- “2.2.6 Backup Configurations”
- “2.2.7 Restore Backup Configurations”
- “2.2.8 Initialize Configurations”
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2.2 Operating Procedure for Settings
2.2.1 Start Settings
(1) Click the Settings button on the Commissioning by Barcode Scanning screen (see below) to
move to the configurations menu. Please refer to section “3 Commissioning by Barcode
Scanning” for the operating procedure to start Commissioning by Barcode Scanning
application.
(2) The following configurations menu is displayed.
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2.2.2 Database Connection Settings
(1) Click the Database on the left-side menu.
(2) The following sceen is displayed.
Specifiy values for each data field and click the Apply button to save the settings.
Setting Items
The following items are used to set the ODBC connection string. When specified, the
corresponding attributes are automatically inserted in the Connection String (ODBC) field.
Item
Description
Server
Server name (SERVER attribute)
Database
Database name (DATABASE attribute)
User
User name (UID attribute)
Password
Password (PWD attribute)
Use Database
The check-box is enable to extract data from database.
Connection String (ODBC)
ODBC connection string for the database connection
(required). See Caution note below.
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Table
Database table where the parts information for tag
commissioning is stored (required)
Done Column
Column in the database table where the commissioning date
is to be stored (if not setting this item, commission date will
not be recorded in the database)
! Caution
It is necessary to confirm the database connection before setting Done
Column by clicking the Test button.
Test button
This button is used to test the database connection using the specified connection string.
Apply button
This button is used to save the database connection settings.
Reference:
Connection to the sample database for Microsoft Access is configured as default.
A sample database for Microsoft Excel is also available for setting. The following
tables show the configurations to connect the sample database.
[Configurations to connect the sample database for Microsoft Access]
Item
Value
Connection
DRIVER={Microsoft Access Driver (*.mdb,
String
*.accdb)};DBQ=C:\Users\Public\RFID Label Design and
(ODBC)
Encoding Management Pro\SampleData\sample.accdb;
Table
sample
[Configurations to connect the sample database for Microsoft Excel]
Item
Value
Connection
DRIVER={Microsoft Excel Driver (*.xls, *.xlsx, *.xlsm,
String
*.xlsb)};DBQ=C:\Users\Public\RFID Label Design and
(ODBC)
Encoding Management Pro\SampleData\sample.xlsx;
ReadOnly=false;
Table
sample$
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Reference:
Other databases than Microsoft Access and Excel can be used if the required
ODBC driver (32-bit) is installed on the PC.
[Example: Connection settings to SQL Server]
Reference:
Item
Value
Connection
DRIVER={SQL Server};SERVER=[server
String
name];DATABASE=[database name];UID=[user
(ODBC)
name];PWD=[password];
Table
[Table name]
The database table used to have part data needs to meet the following
requirements.
Requirement
Remarks
The database table needs to have a specific
Please refer to “2.2.5
column to manage label formats (the column is
Label Format Settings”
defined as the Format Specifier).
for the details of label
format.
The database table needs to have a specific
Required only if using
column set as a date field where the
“Done Column”.
commissioning date is to be stored (the column is
defined as the Done Column).
The database table needs to have columns set as
Date elements need to
string fields where the TEI elements complying
be stored in the
with ATA Standards are stored.
“YYYYMMDD” format.
The database table needs to have a specific
column to identify a record (the column is defined
as Search Key in “2.2.4 Settings Specified to
Commissioning by Barcode Scanning”).
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2.2.3 Tag Format Settings
2.2.3.1 Tag Format List Screen
(1) Click the Tag Format on the left-side menu.
(2) The following screen is displayed.
Edit the settings and click the Apply button to save the settings.
Tag format list
This field displays the currently defined tag formats.
Add button
This button is used to add a new tag format. Please refer to section “2.2.3.2 Tag Format
Details Screen (Adding)” for the details.
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Edit button
This button is used to modify the corresponding customized tag format. Please refer to section
“2.2.3.3 Tag Format Details Screen (Modifying)” for the details.
Del button
This button is used to delete the corresponding customized tag format.
Apply button
This button is used to save the changes on tag formats.
! Caution
・Only customized tag formats can be modified or deleted.
・Please do not modify or delete the tag format when it is used by label format
settings. If you do so, it will be necessary to re-configure the TEI source
settings (please refer to section “2.2.4 Label Format Settings” for the label
format and TEI source settings).
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2.2.3.2 Tag Format Details Screen (Adding)
(1) Enter the format name and select the base format.
Name
This field is used to enter the customized tag format name.
Base Format
This dropdown list is used to select the base tag format from the followings.
・4.0 Multi-Record
・4.0 Dual-Record
・4.0 Single-Record”
・4.1 Multi-Record
・4.1 Dual-Record
・4.1 Single Birth-Record
・4.1 Single Utility-Record
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(2) TEIs of the selected base format are displayed on a list.
Add TEIs to this list and click the OK button.
TEIs list
This area displays a list of TEIs (added TEIs are colored in yellow and can be modified).
Column
Description
Record Type
Record type of the TEI
TEI
The name of TEI
M/C/O
Mandatory / Conditional / Optional.
Conditional TEIs are set as “C”.
Added TEIs are set as “O”.
Min
Minimum length of the TEI
Max
Maximum length of the TEI
Add button
This button is used to add a new TEI. The added TEI is inserted the last line of the TEIs list.
Del button
This button is used to delete the added TEI.
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OK button
This button is used to move back to tag format list screen.
! Caution
It is necessary to click the Apply button on the tag format list screen to save
the added tag format(s).
Cancel button
This button is used to discard the changes on tag format and move back to tag format list
screen.
2.2.3.3 Tag Format Details Screen (Modifying)
(1) TEIs of customized tag format can be modified on this screen same as the adding.
Edit and save the TEI definitions same as for addition to a customized tag format.
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2.2.4 Settings Specified to Commissioning by Barcode Scanning
(1) Click the Commissioning by Barcode Scanning on the left-side menu.
(2) The following screen is displayed.
Enter the displayed fields and click the Apply button to save the settings.
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Commissioning by Barcode Scanning Settings
Item
Description
Label Format Selection
This item is used to select how to specify the Label Format
defined in “2.2.5 Label Format Settings”. There are 3
options as below.
・DB Column: Use the values in the specified column as the
Label Format names. In the case of using this option, it is
necessary to enable the Extract data from database.
・ Format Specifier in Barcode: Use one of the data
elements in barcode as the Label Format Names.
・Manual: Manually select the Label Format.
Barcode Format
This item is used to select the barcode data format from
following 2 options. The application extracts data elements
according to the selected data format.
・ Plain Text: Extract data elements by separating the
selected “Delimiter”. Data name and its value needs to be
separated by a space “ “.
<Example: using slash (“/”: “0x2F) as the “Delimiter” >
[barcode data] : SN 000001/PN FJAIT1000
The following data elements are extracted.
[data 1] data name: SN
value: 000001
[data 2] data name: PN
value: FJAIT1000
・ DoD UID Format: Extract data elements according to
ISO/IEC 15434 data format.
Database
Settings to use database as a data source.
・Extract data from database: This check box is used to
enable database connection. If enabled, it is also necessary
to enable the Use Database in “2.2.2 Database Connection
Settings”.
・Search Key: Column of the database table to be used to
locate a part record.
・Extract search key from barcode data: This checkbox is
used to use one of the data element from barcode as the
search key of database. If not enabled, the whole text from
barcode is regarded as the search key.
・ Data Identifier: Sequence of characters immediately
preceding the search key value.
Others
・Disp Item Font Size: Font size of part information
displayed on the main scree when commissioning a tag.
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CSV Settings
Delimiter: this box is used to set a delimiter character of CSV file.
Double Quote: this check box is used to select whether each of data entries in CSV file are
enclosed with double quotes or not.
Apply button
This button is used to save the changes to Commissioning by barcode scanning.
! Caution
・If the data is not enclosed with double quotes, the delimiter character can
not be included in data itself.
・If delimiter is changed, it is necessary to execute Refresh Field Names
from Database Connection Setup menu in the BTW file.
Reference:
The text below provides an example of an “Extract search key from barcode
data”
Assuming the following parameters have been set:
 Target String:
SN
 Delimiter:
/
When the following string is read from the 2D barcode,
SN FJAIT1001-8KL-E/PN AIT-T8KELX0000E
the string “FJAIT1001-8KL-E” is set as the search key. (Start point of extraction
is defined as the text starting after “SN” and ending at the delimiter “/”.)
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2.2.5 Label Format Settings
2.2.5.1 Label Format List Screen
(1) Click the Label Format on the left-side menu.
(2) The following screen is displayed.
Edit the settings and click the Apply button to save the settings.
Label Format list
This area displays a list of currently set label formats.
Column
Description
Format Specifier
The name of the label format.
RFID Tag
RFID tag selected from “FJ Integrated 8K”, “FJ Integrated
1K”, and “Single 128word.”
Tag Format
Tag format (please refer to section “2.2.3 Tag Format
Settings” for the details.
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Filter Value
Filter value to be written on RFID tag
Label Format File
Label format file (BTW file).
! Caution
Label format file (BTW file) needs to be located in the following folder:
C:\Users\Public\RFID Label Design and Encoding Management
Pro\CommissionData
Sort by ATA Version
This dropdown is used to select ATA revision which is displayed in upper rows of the list.
Copy button
This button is used to copy the label format. The copied format will be added in the bottom row
(the Format Specifier will be in blank).
Add button
This button is used to add a new label format. The added label format is inserted in the list.
Del button
This button is used to delete the corresponding label format.
TEI button
This button is used to set TEIs data source. Please refer to section “2.2.5.2 TEIs Data Source
Settings Screen” for the details.
EPC button
This button is used to set EPC data source. Please refer to section “2.2.5.3 EPC setting” for
the details.
Print data button
This button is used to set print-only data (not encoded). Please refer to section “2.2.5.4 Editing
Print-only Data screen” for the details.
Apply button
This button is used to save the changes on label formats.
! Caution
・TEIs data source setting and EPC setting is necessary for activating the
label format.
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2.2.5.2 TEIs Data Source Settings Screen
(1) Data source for each TEI is configured on the following screen.
Select a Source for each TEI, set the corresponding column, and then click the OK button.
TEIs Data Source list
This area displays a list of TEIs and the data source defined in the selected tag format.
Column
Description
Record Type
Record Type of the TEI (unmodifiable)
Use
This check-box is used to determine whether or not the TEI is to
be written to the tag.
TEI
In case of the selectable TEIs, this dropdown is used to select the
TEI.
M/C/O
Mandatory / Conditional / Optional (unmodifiable).
The TEIs of “M” need to be checked on Use check-box.
Source
This dropdown is used to select the data source for each TEI.
・DB: Extract data from database. The source column is specified
in the DB Column field.
・Barcode: Extract data from barcode. The corresponding data
name is specified in the Barcode Data Identifier field.
・Fixed: Use the same value for every commissioning. The value
is set in the Fixed Value field.
・Today: Set the date when the commissioning is performed as
data (YYYYMMDD format). Only available for “DMF”.
・Manual: Manually enter the data value.
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DB Column
Column of the database table which is used as the data source
for the TEI. This item is required to be configured in the case that
the DB Column is selected in the Source field.
Barcode Data Identifier
Data name in barcode which is used as the data source for the
TEI. This item is required to be configured in the case that
Barcode is selected in the Source field.
Fixed Value
Value to be set to the TEI. This item is required to be configured
in the case that Fixed is selected in the “Source” field.
☑ Disp Item
TEIs to be displayed with the defined strings on the main screen
of Commissioning by Barcode Scanning. Total of 3 items from
TEIs and EPC settings can be selected at a maximum.
OK button
This button is used to move back to label format list screen.
! Caution
It is necessary to click the Apply button on tag format list screen to save the
added tag format.
Cancel button
This button is used to discard the changes on tag format and move back to tag format list
screen.
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2.2.5.3 EPC setting
(1) Set EPC information on the following screen. In the following cases, the EPC setting is
required.
・Not use “MFR/SPL” on the TEIs data source settings screen
・Not use “PNO” on the TEIs data source settings screen
・Not use “SER/SEQ/UCN” on the TEIs data source settings screen
EPC Header
This area shows the EPC Header information.
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Filter Value
This area is used to choose the way to get the Filter Value.
・Fixed Value: Use the same value which is set on the “2.2.5.1 Label Format List Screen”.
・DB Column: Extract the value from database (the column of the database table needs to be
specified).
・Barcode Data Identifier: Extract the value from barcode (the data name in the barcode
needs to be specified)
・Manual Input: Manually enter Filter Value at every commissioning.
! Caution
The “Disp Item” is not used in the Commissioning by Barcode Scanning
application.
Manager Number CAGE/DoAAC
This area is used to choose the way to get "Manager Number CAGE/DoAAC"
・Same value with MFR/SPL In Birth Record/Utility Record: Use same value with MFR/SPL
in Birth Record or Utility Record.
・DB Column: Extract the value from database (the column of the database table needs to be
specified).
・Barcode Data Identifier : Extract the value from barcode (the data name in the barcode
needs to be specified).
・Fixed Value: Use the same value for every commissioning.
・Manual Input: Manually enter Filter Value at every commissioning.
! Caution
The “Disp Item” is not used in the Commissioning by Barcode Scanning
application.
Original Part Number
This area is used to choose the way to get "Original Part Number".
・Same value with PNO In Birth Record/Utility Record: Use same value with PNO in Birth
Record or Utility Record.
・DB Column : Extract the value from database (the column of the database table needs to be
specified).
・Barcode Data Identifier: Extract the value from barcode (the data name in the barcode
needs to be specified).
・Fixed Value: Use the same value for every commissioning.
・Manual Input: Manually enter Filter Value at every commissioning.
・Not Use: Not include the Original Part Number in EPC.
! Caution
The “Disp Item” is not used in the Commissioning by Barcode Scanning
application.
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Alphanumeric Serial Number
This area is used to choose the way to get "Alphanumeric Serial Number”.
・Same value with SER/SEQ/UCN In Birth Record/Utility Record: Use same value with
SER/SEQ/UCN in Birth Record or Utility Record.
・DB Column: Extract the value from database (the column of the database table needs to be
specified). In this case, “#” will be added to the head of the string.
・Barcode Data Identifier: Extract the value from barcode (the data name in the barcode
needs to be specified).
・Manual Input: Manually enter Filter Value at every commissioning.
! Caution
The “Disp Item” is not used in the Commissioning by Barcode Scanning
application.
OK button
This button is used to move back to label format list screen.
! Caution
It is necessary to click the Apply button on tag format list screen to save the
added tag format.
Cancel button
The EPC setting under the edit is canceled and it returns to the label format list screen.
(Please make sure to click the Apply button on the label format list screen to save the fixed
setting)
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2.2.5.4 Editing Print-only Data screen
(1) Set print-only data on the following screen.
Edit the settings and click the Apply button to save the settings.
Reference:
・Print-only data is not encoded into RFID but printed on label surface. The
information is added to the CommissionData.csv and it is necessary to set
the BTW file to refer to the column.
Print-only Data list
This area displays a list of print-only data and the data source defined in the selected tag
format.
Column
Description
CSV Column Name
Header name in the CommissionData.csv.
Source
This area is used to choose the way to get print-only data.
・ DB: Extract the value from database (the column of the
database table needs to be specified).
・Barcode: Extract the value from barcode (the data name in the
barcode needs to be specified).
・Fixed: Use the same value for every commissioning. The value
is set in the “Fixed Value” field.
DB Column
Column of the database table which is used as the data source
for the print-only data. This item is required to be configured in
the case that DB is selected in the Source field.
Barcode Data Identifier
Data name in barcode which is used as the data source for the
print-only data. This item is required to be configured in the case
that Barcode is selected in the Source field.
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Fixed Value
Value to be set to the print-only data. This item is required to be
configured in the case that Fixed is selected in the Source field.
OK button
This button is used to move back to label format list screen.
! Caution
It is necessary to click the Apply button on tag format list screen to save the
added tag format.
Cancel button
The print-only data setting under the edit is canceled and it returns to the label format list
screen. (Please make sure to click the Apply button on the label format list screen to save the
fixed setting).
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2.2.6 Backup Configurations
(1) Select Reset from a category on the left side and then click the Backup button.
(2) The confirmation message is displayed. Click the OK button.
(3) After specifying the destination folder, backup is automatically performed and "Backup.zip” is
created in the folder you specified. After the backup is completed, an information dialog is
displayed and then click the OK button.
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2.2.7 Restore Backup Configurations
(1) Select Reset from a category on the left side and then click the Restore button.
(2) The confirmation message is displayed and then click the OK button.
(3) Select the "Backup.zip" file that you made in “2.2.6 Backup Configurations” from file selection
dialogue.
Reference:
・In the case that the “Backup.zip” is created by older version, the following
dialog is displayed and then click the OK button.
(4) After the restoration is completed, an information dialog is displayed and then click the OK
button.
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2.2.8 Initialize Configurations
(1) Select Reset on the left-side menu and click the Initialize button.
! Caution
・After performing initialization, all the configurations will be cleared as the
state when the software was installed.
It is highly recommended to perform initialization only when unmodifiable error
occurs due to configuration changes.
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2.2.9 Close Settings Menu
(1) Click the Close button.
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3 Commissioning by Barcode Scanning
3.1 Start and Stop the Application
3.1.1 Start the Application
(1) To start this application, click the icon of RFID Label Design and Encoding Management
Pro that has been placed on the computer desktop.
(2) Click the Commissioning by Barcode Scanning
(3) The main screen of Commissioning by Barcode Scanning is displayed.
The message “Application is ready to use.” displayed in the text box means the application is
properly running.
! Caution
・Even if one attempts to start the application multiple times, only one screen
for Commissioning by Barcode Scanning will be opened.
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3.1.1 Stop the Application
(1) To stop this application, click the Close button.
(2) Then click the Close button on the menu screen.
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3.2 Use Commissioning by Barcode Scanning
3.2.1 Commission Tag (Manually Selecting Label Format)
(1) In the case that Manual is selected for Label Format Selection, select a label format from
the Format Specifier dropdown.
(2) Scan the barcode, putting the focus in the Barcode.
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(3) The read barcode information is displayed in Barcode field.
Reference:
Sample barcodes for using sample database are included in the following
file:
C:\Users\Public\RFID Label Design and Encoding Management
Pro\SampleData\sample.pdf
(4) Specified TEI values are extracted from database or barcode according to the TEIs source
settings for the selected label format. The following information is displayed on the screen
and the commissioning of the tag should start with the RFID printer.
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Message area
This area displays the processing result.
In case of success, “Printing data has been successfully transmitted.” is displayed.
If another message is displayed, tag commissioning is not been performed. Please refer to
section “0 ” for the details of error messages.
Part Information area
This area displays the part information to be written on tag for the TEIs or EPC set as “Disp
Item” in the Label Format Settings.
Barcode Data area
This area displays the read barcode data.
Barcode field is cleared.
! Caution
・Please issue the label tag by the printer within three minutes after scanning
barcode. After a lapse of three minutes, the print job will be automatically
deleted from print queue.
・Please suspend issuing the tag when an error message is displayed after
scanning barcode.
・When a timeout occurred before executing printing, the following dialog
appears and the printing jobs are cancelled.
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3.2.2 Commission Tag (Automatically Selecting Label Format)
In the case that either of DB column or Format Specifier in Barcode is selected for Label
Format Selection, the label format will be automatically selected after reading barcode.
(1) Put the focus in the Barcode field and read barcode using a barcode reader.
(2) Label format is automatically selected and the commissioning of the tag should start with the
RFID printer.
Reference:
・Displayed items are same with the case of manually selecting label format.
Please refer to “3.2.1 Commission Tag (Manually Selecting Label Format)”.
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4 Troubleshooting
4.1 Messages and Corrective Actions While using Commissioning by
Barcode Scanning
Messages are displayed in red or yellow characters on the following area.
Reference:
• The message color indicates the possible cause of the error.
Yellow: The error is probably caused by an operation mistake on this
application (example: “Please enter search key”).
Red: The error probably occurred by another cause (example: “The
connection to database failed. Please confirm the Database settings”).
• The “XXX”, “YYY”, and “ZZZ” are replaced with other words to specify the
problematic points in the actual message.
Message
Cause and Corrective Action
When the "Extract data from database" in
This message is displayed if Extract data from
the "Commissioning by Barcode Scanning"
database is enabled in settings specific to
settings is enabled, it is also necessary to
Commissioning by Barcode Scanning but Use
enable the "Use Database" in the
Database is not enabled in the database connection
"Database" settings.
settings. Please verify the database connection
settings.
The connection to database failed. Please
This message is displayed when this application
confirm the Database settings.
failed to connect with database. Please verify the
database connection settings.
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Message
Cause and Corrective Action
The column specified for the Search Key
This message is displayed when the column
does not exist in the database. Please
specified for search key is not found. Please verify
confirm the "Commissioning by Barcode
settings specific to Commissioning by Barcode
Scanning" settings.
Scanning.
The column specified for the Format
This message is displayed when the column
Specifier does not exist in the database.
specified for format specifier is not found. Please
Please confirm the "Commissioning by
verify settings specific to Commissioning by Barcode
Barcode Scanning" settings.
Scanning.
The column specified for the Done does not
This message is displayed when the column
exist in the database. Please confirm the
specified for done column is not found. Please verify
Database settings.
database connection settings.
The specified item Serial Number not
This message is displayed when data record
found.
specified by search key is not found in database.
Please confirm barcode data.
Multiple items are found by the search key
This message is displayed when multiple data
Serial Number.
records are found by search key. Please verify
search key column in database (values in the
column need to be unique).
Please enter search key Serial Number.
This message is displayed when acquired barcode
data is empty. Please verify that the correct barcode
is read.
Search key could not be extracted from
This message is displayed when search key is not
barcode data properly.
extracted properly. Please confirm the Data
Identifier in settings specific to Commissioning by
Barcode Scanning.
Label format of the item [Format Specifier:
This message is displayed when the label format for
XXX] is not defined.
the part is not defined. Please verify label format
settings.
There is no Format Specifier in the barcode
This message is displayed when format specifier is
data.
not extracted properly. Please verify the Format
Specifier in Barcode in settings specific to
Commissioning from Integrated Sources is correctly
configured.
The barcode data format is invalid. Please
This message is displayed when scanned barcode
confirm the Commissioning by Barcode
is not in the format defined in settings. Please verify
Scanning settings.
the Barcode Format in the settings specific to
Commissioning by Barcode Scanning.
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Message
Cause and Corrective Action
When the "Extract data from database"
This message is displayed when the Extract data
in the "Commissioning by Barcode
from database in settings specific to Commissioning
Scanning" settings is disabled, it is unable
by Barcode Scanning but DB is selected for the data
to use the DB for the Source in the TEI
source in TEIs data source settings. Please verify
settings.
TEIs data source settings.
When the "Extract data from database"
This message is displayed when the Extract data
in the "Commissioning by Barcode
from database in settings specific to
Scanning" settings is disabled, it is unable
Commissioning by Barcode Scanning is disabled but
to use the DB Column for the Source in the
DB is selected for the data source in EPC settings.
EPC settings.
Please verify EPC settings.
When the "Extract data from database" in
This message is displayed when the Extract data
the "Commissioning by Barcode
from database in settings specific to
Scanning" settings is disabled, it is unable
Commissioning by Barcode Scanning is disabled but
to use the DB for the Source in the Print
DB is selected for the data source in print-only data
Data settings.
settings. Please verify print-only data settings.
In the "Commissioning by Barcode
This message is displayed when Manual is selected
Scanning", it is unable to use the Manual
for the data source. Please verify TEIs source
for the Source in the TEI settings.
settings.
In the "Commissioning by Barcode
This message is displayed when Manual is selected
Scanning", it is unable to use the Manual
for the data source. Please verify EPC settings.
for the Source in the EPC settings.
The specified DB column for TEI does not
This message is displayed when the column
exist in database.
specified for TEI data source is not found. Please
verify TEIs source settings.
The specified DB column for EPC does not
This message is displayed when the column
exist in database.
specified for EPC data source is not found. Please
verify EPC settings.
The specified DB column for print data
This message is displayed when the column
does not exist in database.
specified for print-only data source is not found.
Please verify print-only data settings.
Invalid item data. [Details: No data in
This message is displayed when no data is set in
mandatory TEI field. [TEI: XXX]]
mandatory TEI. Please verify the data.
Invalid item data. [Details: Invalid character
This message is displayed when an invalid
is used. [TEI: XXX]]
character (e.g., comma, double quotation, or tilde) is
included in the part data. Please verify the data.
Invalid item data. [Details: A number
This message is displayed when the TEI data is
greater than the upper limit is specified.
longer than the maximum length. Please verify the
[TEI: XXX]]
data.
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Message
Cause and Corrective Action
Invalid item data. [Details: A number less
This message is displayed when the TEI data is
than the lower limit is specified. [TEI: XXX]]
shorter than the minimum length. Please verify the
data.
Invalid item data. [Details: Character [XXX]
This message is displayed when an invalid
is not permitted to use. [TEI: YYY]]
character is included in the TEI data. Please verify
the data.
Invalid item data. [Details: Data needs to be
This message is displayed when a format error is
specified in the following format. [TEI: XXX]
detected for the TEI. Please verify the data.
[Format: YYY]]
Invalid item data. [Details: Specified value
This message is displayed when a date format error
cannot be converted into date format. [TEI:
is detected for the TEI. Please verify the data.
XXX]]
Invalid item data. [Details: Invalid date.
This message is displayed when an invalid date is
[TEI: XXX] [TEI range: YYY]]
used. Please verify the TEI data.
Invalid country code. [TEI: XXX]
This message is displayed when an invalid Country
Code is used. Please verify the TEI data.
Invalid item data. [Details: It is not permitted
This message is displayed when an invalid
to use only one either [TEI: XXX] or [TEI
combination of TEIs is detected. Please verify the
YYY].]
TEI data.
Invalid item data. [Details: When "TEI:XXX"
This message is displayed when an invalid data
is used, "TEI:YYY" needs to be set as the
value is detected. Please verify the TEI data.
following value. [value:ZZZ]]
Invalid item data. [Details: It is not permitted
This message is displayed when an invalid
to use [TEI: XXX] in the case that [TEI:
combination of TEIs is detected. Please verify the
YYY] is not used.]
TEI data.
Invalid item data. [No data in mandatory
This message is displayed when no data is set in
EPC field. [EPC: XXX]]
mandatory EPC element. Please verify the data.
Invalid item data. [Details: Invalid character
This message is displayed when an invalid
is used. [EPC: XXX]]
character is included in the EPC data. Please verify
the EPC data.
Invalid item data. [Details: A number
This message is displayed when the EPC data is
greater than the upper limit is specified.
longer than the maximum length. Please verify the
[EPC: XXX]]
EPC data.
Invalid item data. [Details: A number less
This message is displayed when the EPC data is
than the lower limit is specified. [EPC:
shorter than the minimum length. Please verify the
XXX]]
EPC data.
Invalid item data. [Details: Character [XXX]
This message is displayed when an invalid
is not permitted to use. [EPC: YYY]]
character is included in the PEC data. Please verify
the EPC data.
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Message
Cause and Corrective Action
Invalid item data. [Details: Invalid character
This message is displayed when an invalid
is used. [Print Data (Header): XXX]]
character is included in the header of print-only data.
Please verify the header name.
Invalid item data. [Details: Invalid filter
This message is displayed when an invalid Filter
value.]
Value is used. Please verify the Filter Value data.
An error occurred while commissioning.
This message is displayed when the amount of data
[Details: Label format file does not exist.
specified for the Birth Record exceeds the allocated
[File: XXX]]
record length. Please revise the Birth Record data
for the part.
An error occurred while commissioning.
This message is displayed when the amount of data
[Details: An error occurred while encoding
specified for the Birth Record exceeds the allocated
tag data. [Data Record No.: XXX, Data size
record length. Please revise the Birth Record data
of Birth Record exceeds the upper limit.]]
for the part.
An error occurred while commissioning.
This message is displayed when the amount of data
[Details: An error occurred while encoding
specified for the Current Data Record exceeds the
tag data. [Data Record No.: XXX, Data size
allocated record length. Please revise the Current
of Current Data Record exceeds the upper
Data Record data for the part.
limit.]]
An error occurred while commissioning.
This message is displayed when the amount of data
[Details: An error occurred while encoding
specified for the Lifecycle Record exceeds the
tag data. [Data Record No.: XXX, Data size
allocated record length. Please revise the Lifecycle
of Lifecycle Record exceeds the upper
Record data for the part.
limit.]]
An error occurred while commissioning.
This message is displayed when the amount of data
[Details: An error occurred while encoding
specified for the Utility Record exceeds the allocated
tag data. [Data Record No.: XXX, Data size
record length. Please revise the Utility Record data
of Utility Record exceeds the upper limit.]]
for the part.
An error occurred while commissioning.
This message is displayed when invalid header
[Details: The header name for the Print
name is used for print-only data. Please verify the
Data is already used for another data
print-only data settings.
column in the CommissionData.
[Item:XXX]]
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4.2 Messages and Corrective Actions While Setting Configurations
Messages while setting configurations are displayed in dialog as below.
Message
Cause and Corrective Action
Failed to open database. [Details: XXX]
This message is displayed when database
connection test fails. Please revise the ODBC
connection strings.
Invalid value is specified for XXX
This message is displayed when an invalid value is
or
specified for setting item. Please enter the correct
Invalid value is specified for XXX. [Line:
value.
YYY].
Please enter XXX.
This message is displayed when a required item is
or
not configured. Please enter the value for the setting
Please enter XXX. [Line: YYY].
item.
Please configure XXX.
This message is displayed when a required item is
or
not selected. Please select the setting item.
Please configure XXX. [Line: YYY].
Specified XXX already exists.
This message is displayed when the Format
or
Specifier does not exist in the database table.
Specified XXX already exists. [Line: YYY]
Please change Format Specifier to an existing
column.
[Tag Format: XXX] cannot be applied to
This message is displayed an invalid combination of
[RFID Tag: YYY]. [Line: ZZZ]
tag format and record type is detected. Please
change RFID tag (“FJ Integrated 8K” is available for
only Multi-Record and “FJ Integrated 1K” is available
for only Dual-Record).
Up to 3 items can be specified as Disp
This message is displayed when more than 3 TEIs
Item.
are defined as Disp Item. Please select less than 4
TEIs for Disp Item.
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Message
Cause and Corrective Action
TEI: XXX is mandatory.
This message is displayed when the Use check-box
of mandatory TEI is not checked. Please check the
check-boxes of all the mandatary TEIs.
[TEI: XXX] cannot be used with [TEI: YYY].
This message is displayed when an invalid
combination of TEIs is detected. Please revise the
combination.
It is not permitted to use only one either
This message is displayed when an invalid
[TEI: XXX] or [TEI YYY].
combination of TEIs is detected. Please check both
of the TEIs or remove the checks on the
check-boxes of both TEIs.
It is not permitted to use [TEI: XXX] in the
This message is displayed when an invalid
case that [TEI: YYY] is not used.
combination of TEIs is detected. Please check both
of the TEIs or remove the checks on the
check-boxes of both TEIs.
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