Setting the Current Job Number from a Scanned Document

Many customers use a barcode to denote the start of a job (see Configuring Messages in DNC-Max for details on how to setup these barcode messages) and this is how to set it up:

Set the condition to MSG[JOBSTART] (setup in Configuring Messages in DNC-Max). Set the "Set Job to field" to Log Variable 1 - this is the first variable stored by DNC-Max when it extracts the jobname from the barcode (also in Configuring Messages in DNC-Max). We use the entire variable this time as the scanned jobname does not include any filenames paths etc.

This is how it works: