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Using QR and Barcodes
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In your documentation, you can use QR and barcodes to store text or alpha-numeric data that the user can scan by using the camera of their smartphone, or a specialized barcode scanner. For example, in a QR code, you can store a URL link that will lead the user to a webpage with relevant information on the topic, to a social network, and so on.
1.In the word processor, put the cursor where you want to insert a QR or barcode object.
2.On the Insert tab, in the Barcodes group, click Barcodes, and then click Insert Barcode.
3.In the Barcode Repository dialog, click Add to create a new QR or barcode object. Alternatively, in the left-side, you can select an existing object that you want to re-use.
4.In the right-side, set properties (such as symbology, text, font size, module width, etc.) of the QR or barcode according to your needs.
Editing properties of a QR code
1.In the word processor, hover the mouse over the QR or barcode object that you need.
2.In the top-left corner of the object, click the Edit Barcode button that appears.
3.In the Barcode Repository dialog, modify properties of the selected object according to your needs.
Remark: Please note that modifying properties of a specific object in the Barcode Repository window will update this object in the topics where it is used.
HelpSmith stores all QR and barcodes in a single repository of your help project. This approach allows you to re-use a specific object in another topic, or quickly update settings of an object which is used in multiple topics.
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