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DPMCodeReadingModes determines how to read direct part mark (DPM) barcodes. It currently can consist of two modes, with the main mode being DPMCRM_GENERAL.

Candidate Mode List



Reads DPM codes using the general algorithm. This mode has the following arguments for further customizing.


Lets the library choose a mode automatically. Not supported yet.

Setting Methods

As PublicRuntimeSettings Member

DPMCodeReadingModes can be set dynamically during runtime as a member of FurtherModes, which is a member of PublicRuntimeSettings struct, it is an array with 8 DPMCodeReadingMode Enumeration items.

Code Snippet in C++

//...other codes
PublicRuntimeSettings* pSettings = new PublicRuntimeSettings;
int errorCode = reader->GetRuntimeSettings(pSettings);
pSettings->dpmCodeReadingModes[0] = DPMCRM_GENERAL;
delete pSettings;
//...other codes

GetModeArgument and SetModeArgument need to be called for getting and setting Arguments.

See Also

As JSON Parameter

DPMCodeReadingModes as a JSON parameter is a JSON Object array. Each JSON object is defined as below.

Key Name Key Value Description
Mode Any one in Candidate Mode List as string (Required) Specifies a mode to read DPM barcode.
LibraryFileName A string from value range of LibraryFileName (Optional) Sets the Argument LibraryFileName.
LibraryParameters A string from value range of LibraryParameters (Optional) Sets the Argument LibraryParameters.

JSON Parameter Example

    "DPMCodeReadingModes": [
            "Mode": "DPMCRM_GENERAL" 

Candidate Argument List


Sets the file name of the library to load dynamically.

Value Type Value Range Default Value Valid For
string A string value representing file name. ”” All modes

The library must be in the same place with Dynamsoft Barcode Reader Library.


Sets the parameters passed to the library to load dynamically.

Value Type Value Range Default Value Valid For
string A string value representing parameters. ”” All modes

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