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albertmaathuis

Hi,

In windows XP I'm running a program wich reads a barcode from a PDF file.

For this I'm using a DLL (from Bytescout) which I have registered.

The program looks like this:

global $barcode

$barReader = ObjCreate("Bytescout.BarCodeReader.Reader")

$barReader.TypeToFind = 32

$barReader.ReadFromFile("\apps\example.pdf")

$barcode = $barReader.GetFoundBarcodeValue(0)

msgbox(0,"barcode= ",$barcode)

The VBS code that does the same is:

Set barReader = CreateObject("Bytescout.BarCodeReader.Reader")

barReader.TypeToFind = 32

barReader.ReadFromFile "\apps\example.pdf"

barcode=barReader.GetFoundBarcodeValue(0)

Msgbox "barcode= " & barcode

But when I'm running the autoit executable on a Windows server 2008 it gives an error on line 3, saying that the variable must be of type "object".

The VBS code doesn't give this error and works fine.

Anyone having an idea what the problem could be?

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You work with COM objects so I would suggest you add a COM error handler to get detailed information about what went wrong on ObjCreate. See function ObjEvent for a description/example for a COM error handler.


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albertmaathuis

Thanks, done that, and it tells me on the 2e line (objcreate) : Class not registered.

(After that of course the other errors variable must be of type object)

Strange because the VBS works fine, so the registration has been succesfull.....

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