Using barcodes, QR codes and Data Matrix codes are a great way to identify individual items of equipment and search for them quickly and easily in Papertrail.
The Papertrail mobile app has a built-in barcode scanner, making it easy to find your records. You can also connect a scanning device to your computer to use in the web app.
Please note - we recommend that you use barcodes and identifier codes with at least 7 characters, with a mixture of numbers and letters.
What type of identifier codes can I use?
Data Matrix codes
The following barcode types are compatible with Papertrail:
There are lots of tools online that will generate barcodes, QR codes and Data Matrix codes for free, which you can then display on your equipment.
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