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Configure Alternate Input Device Dialog Box for 6530

How do I get to this dialog box?
  1. With a 6530 session open in Reflection, open the Settings window.

    The steps depend on your user interface mode.

    User interface mode Steps
    Ribbon or Browser From the Quick Access Toolbar, click .
    TouchUx Tap the Gear icon and then select Document Settings.
  2. Under Input Devices, select Configure Alternate Input Device.

This dialog box is used to set up an Alternate Input Device, which is usually a bar code scanner but can be any device that sends ACSII data to a field on the 6530 screen.

Alternate Input Device Configuration

Option Description
Use alternate input device Check this box to enable the Alternate Input Device.

Communications Settings

Option Description
Async port This item specifies the serial port to be used for the Alternate Input Device connection.
Data bits This item specifies the number of data bits in each character.
Baud rate This item specifies the speed the serial port operates at.
Stop bits This item specifies the number of stop bits added to each character.
Parity This item specifies the type of parity bit added to each character.

Device Settings

Option Description
Enable audible alert This item specifies whether the bell sounds after a successful read of the Alternate Input Device (AID).
Termination character This item specifies the terminating character that the 6530 emulation expects to see at the end of the transmission from the AID. The AID device must be configurable to send one of these characters at the end of its transmission for proper operation.
Read completion action This item specifies the action to take after a successful AID read. Valid choices are None, TAB, ENTER, or any NonStop function key.