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This blog post is part of a series called “Tip of the Week”. In this week’s tip, we'll see how to use QR  codes in marketing docs.

The Quick Response code was first designed in the 90's for the automotive industry in Japan - barcode that is a machine-readable optical label containing information about the item to which it is attached. Since then, QR codes became popular also outside the automotive industry, and used in applications to include product tracking, item identification, time tracking, document management, and general marketing.

You just have to scan it. But, before you scan it, you have to generate it… for that, SAP Business One introduces new functionality allowing you to assign QR Codes to marketing documents. Enter all relevant values in the General Settings > QR Codes tab:

In the marketing documents, a new field is added in the Accounting tab, where you can either enter text or use formatted search for generating the required value:

Now, just add the QR code field into your Crystal print layout, and it will appear on the print out.

Available in SAP Business One 10.0 PL02 and SAP Business One 10.0, version for SAP HANA PL02.

I hope you found this information helpful and as always, I’m looking forward to your feedback in the comments section below. If you do have questions about SAP Business One, feel free to ask them here in SAP Community Q&A. This tip and all other tips can be found in the tag tipoftheweek. To receive notifications about new related blog posts, please follow my profile and #communications. Also, check out our SAP Business One Community page with lots of helpful links and resources.