Barcodes (EAN) for products

Created: 2020-08-20
Last updated: 2021-11-09

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In the system there is a possibility to display barcodes (EAN) in various places related to products. The system supports barcodes in the EAN-13 standard. To activate barcode support, go to Settings > Account settings > Configuration > Products > Use EAN code checkbox > Save.


The next step will be to add products with EAN barcodes to the system or to supplement the existing product cards with EAN codes. Codes can be added to products in three ways: 
  1. by manually entering a sequence of numbers in the EAN Code field; 
  2. by scanning the code with a scanner connected to a computer; 
  3. by importing products into the system with EAN codes.


Each EAN code added to the system must be unique. There cannot be two products with the same EAN code on one product list. 
The system verifies the correctness of the code, but also whether a given EAN code is already assigned to the product. If the EAN code has already been entered, the corresponding message is displayed in a red frame (see above). 

Summary showing the differences after entering the correct and incorrect EAN code:


Entering EAN codes to products allows you to:
  • Quick search for products from the products/documents list using the “Search” field; by manually entering the barcode or loading the product code with a barcode scanner connected to the computer; 
  • Display barcodes from the product list by adjusting the way the columns are displayed.
EAN-8 code 

If users use EAN-8 barcodes, the system will allow to enter this code in a similar way as the EAN-13 code. 
Just complete the EAN-8 code with five zeros at the beginning. This way, the EAN-8 code will be correct and visible by the system. 
Example: 0000096385074.

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