ScanLite

Palm barcode inventory software

 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
    ScanLite is a PDA barcode software and portable PDA barcode solution.  One Touch Play for your data tracking, data collection and inventory count. Working with Symbol Pda Barcode Scanner, it can do inventory tracking, merchandising, sales force automation, medical tracking, maintenance tracking, inventory control, stocktaking, asset tracking or just easy home inventory. This is an online Manual of ScanLite Install and Operations.
 
 

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ScanLite take wide range of customers and applications on hand!

Sales force automation
Mobile barcode collection
Market research, surveys
Track and trace, Logistics
Utilities and meter reading
Home Care, Healthcare
Shopping compare
Field service, Technicians, Equipment servicing
Catalog orders
Commodities investigation
Retail solutions
Medical Tracking
Maintenance tracking
Time management
Commodities investigation
Trade show visitor recording and tracking
Inventory management
Easy shopping compare
Take an order on hand
Asset tracking
Products statistics storage
Sick berth data recording and checking
Library book tracking and checking.
Computer inventory
Home inventory
Inventory control
Merchandising

Get fun at the first tap.

ScanLite incorporates time saving and one-button-play features that are not seen in other applications. Auto inventory count after scan, customizable configure, auto check-back desktop are just a few of the features that will streamline and simplify your work. If you and your company have extended data capture or inventory management needs, just get fun at the first tap.  

Installation 

System requirements

1. Palm OS 3.5 or higher

2. Symbol barcode scanner SPT1500 SPT1550 SPT1700 SPT17XX SPT1800 or CSM150 for handspring, If you need barcode scan.

3. Windows 95/98/NT/2000/XP 

Install:

1. Unzip ScanLite file and click setup.exe, choose your folder and install.

2. Click “Install ScanLite on Palm”, Choose your Palm user and Hot sync ScanLite to your Palm.

Note for install environment: Some hack program in Palm may cause ScanLite instability, verify such program if you want to active them when ScanLite works.  

Uninstall:

1. Click uninstall on your program folder. 

One-touch-play for data collection

Operation:

1. On your Palm, tap the ScanLite icon and run it.

2. Click the new button to create a new record

3. Choose the increasing mode on the higher right of the screen. (Default)

4. Scan the item’s barcode; you can fill in the data about name, sum, price, location as you need.

5. Scan again. Notice that you need not click “Done” button to save the barcode. It will auto-save when next scan.

6. Once the scan is completed, perform a Hot Sync with your PDA.

7. Run the ScanLite Desktop program. Choose your current Palm user; your collected data will be previewed in screen.

8. Click “Export Palm data” button, save your collected data as Excel file. 

Highlight:

Different category in Palm will be saved as different sheets in Excel

 

Tips

1. You can choose different category to save after barcode scan.

2. If you need not timestamp when barcode scan, Click Menu->Option->Customizing, uncheck the “Time” box.

3. If you do not want to collect duplicate barcode, Click Menu->Option->Customizing, check the “Unique” box.

4. If you want to input fields name such as “weight” “height” there is not listed in ScanLite, Click Menu->Option->Customizing, rename the fields name you need.

5 If you want to hide some fields in view, Click Menu->Option->Customizing, set the max display count(1-18).

6. There is three view mode icon in ScanLite main list, First is sorted by your barcode , Second is sorted by name, third is sorted by your counter. 

 

One-touch-play for data tracking

Operation: 


1. Made your Excel sheet below, first line is Fields name, others are data.

Barcode

XXX

XXX

XXX

XXX

XXX

XXX

XXX

XXX

XXX

XXX

XXX

XXX

XXX

XXX

XXX

XXX

XXX

XXX

XXX

XXX

2. Run the ScanLite Desktop program. Choose your current Palm user; Click “open Excel file” button, select your excel file and the data will be previewed in screen.

3. Click “Transfer data to Palm”, Confirm it and your Excel data will upload to palm after next Hot sync.

4. Run ScanLite on your Palm; Tab a record to enter the detail view screen.

5. Scan your item to track all details data you want, and you can tap it to edit it.

6. It will auto-track when next scan. 

Tips

1 If you need quick track for edit, choose the tracking mode on the higher right of the edit screen, auto-save when next scan.

2 ScanLite supports Global find, stroke your keyword and click Find menu in Palm to find your records. 

Inventory Count Example

1. Make your account book data to Excel sheet as below, fist line is fields name, other lines is your data.

Barcode

Name

Count

XXX

XXX

XXX

XXX

XXX

XXX

XXX

XXX

XXX

XXX

XXX

XXX

XXX

XXX

XXX

XXX

XXX

XXX

2. Run the ScanLite Desktop program. Choose your current Palm user; Click “open Excel file” button, select your excel file and the data will be previewed in screen.

3. Click “Transfer data to Palm”, Confirm it and your Excel data will upload to palm after next Hot sync.

4. Run ScanLite on your Palm; Tab a record to enter the detail view screen.

5. Set your counter to "-" and scan your physical inventory one by one.

6. After inventory count, Click ”Done” in detail view screen.

7. Click the third sort icon, the inventory will sort by your difference counter of all items.

8. You can now have a quick look of your inventory count. If there is no difference from your account book with your physical inventory, all count numb will be zero in list, else all difference is the count numb in the list form.

9. Perform a Hot Sync with your PDA.

10. Run the ScanLite Desktop program. Choose your current Palm user; your collected data will be previewed in screen.

11. Click “Export Palm data” button, save your products statistics as an Excel file for further analyze. 

Custom picks:

1. You can use a popup calculator (X-master and snap cal) with ScanLite, they are freeware and works fine with ScanLite. (We have tested this pop-up hack program, OK) 

Trade show example

Operation:

1. Made your Excel sheet as below.

Barcode

Name

Views

XXX

XXX

XXX

XXX

XXX

XXX

0

XXX

XXX

XXX

XXX

XXX

XXX

0

XXX

XXX

XXX

XXX

2. Run the ScanLite Desktop program. Choose your current Palm user; Click “open Excel file” button, select your excel file and the data will be previewed in screen.

3. Click “Transfer data to Palm”, Confirm it and your Excel data will upload to palm after next Hot sync.

4. Run ScanLite on your Palm; Tab a record to enter the detail view screen.

5. Set your counter to "+".

6. Scan your products when a visitor asked, details information will be listed and the views counter will auto increase, scan again when query again.

6. After trade show, Click ”Done” in detail view screen.

7. Click the third sort icon, the products will sort by views of most.

8. After trade show, perform a Hot Sync with your PDA.

10. Run the ScanLite Desktop program. Choose your current Palm user; your collected data will be previewed in screen.

11. Click “Export Palm data” button, save your products statistics as an Excel file for further analyze. 

Tips:

1. You can set your counter to “N” (No counter) or “-” (decrease) for special count needs.

 
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