Text File Field To More Than One Bartender Field Follow
I have a topic in the Bartender/VB scripting forum (Type Mismatch Errors) that runs through some issues and ends with this one which hasn't been answered. I thought I'd try over here to see if anyone can help with this.
I have a single field of serial data coming from a scale being saved to a text file by Commander in a folder that is then detected and read by Commander in another task which then prints a label using the text file's single field of data. The trick is that I need to use that text file data in multiple fields in the Bartender file. In one field I'm showing just that data, in the others I'm running calculations using that data in vb to derive related field values.
The problem is that Commander seems to require that the text file data be set up as a Database field, and it appears that a database field passed from Commander can only be used in a single Bartender label field. If you try to access that same data source either directly or via a share name, it will not come through to additional fields.
The question is: how can I get that single field of data from the text file into multiple bartender label fields? Or, is there a better way to approach this rather than using a text file to trigger the process? Looking for any ideas to solve this issue.
I can make this all work easily if I use a sample text file and set the Data Source as an External File, but if I set it as a Database Field (as Commander requires for files it detects coming into a folder) then it fails.
Thanks for your help.
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