Examples


AutoBarcode with Tasker Examples

 

Make sure you have Tasker 1.2 or above installed

Simple popup

This creates a static popup

  • Click the plus sign in Tasker main screen
  • Type Hello Barcode
  • Press the green check sign
  • Select State
  • Select Plugin
  • Select AutoBarcode
  • Select Edit
  • Set Barcode Filter: hi
  • Press the back button
  • Press the green check sign to accept these settings
  • On the Task Selection list select New Task at the top
  • Type Say Hello
  • Press the green check sign
  • Click the plus sign
  • Select Alert
  • Select Popup
  • In the Text field, type Hello Barcode
  • Press the green check sign
  • Press the green check sign to accept the task
  • Press the green check sign on Tasker main menu to accept all changes
  • Generate qr code on this page with the following text:hi
  • Run AutoBarcode, scan qr code and see the popup appear!

 

Dynamic popup

This creates a popup with configurable text

  • Click the plus sign in Tasker main screen
  • Type Hello Barcode
  • Press the green check sign
  • Select State
  • Select Plugin
  • Select AutoBarcode
  • Select Edit
  • Select “Clear Barcode Filter” (just to make sure there is no filter)
  • Under “Tasker Vars” Set Barcode: message
  • Press the back button
  • Press the green check sign to accept these settings
  • On the Task Selection list select New Task at the top
  • Type Say Hello
  • Press the green check sign
  • Click the plus sign
  • Select Alert
  • Select Popup
  • In the Text field, type I have a message for you: %message
  • Press the green check sign
  • Press the green check sign to accept the task
  • Press the green check sign on Tasker main menu to accept all changes
  • Generate qr code on this page with the following say=:=this is cool!
  • Run AutoBarcode, scan qr code and see the popup appear!

 

Super popup

This creates a popup with configurable title, text and timeout. In this case, a popup with the title “Hello!”, text “this is even cooler!” and a 3 second timeout.

  • Click the plus sign in Tasker main screen
  • Type Hello Barcode
  • Press the green check sign
  • Select State
  • Select Plugin
  • Select AutoBarcode
  • Select Edit
  • Set Barcode Filter: =:=
  • Under “Tasker Vars” Set Comm Params Prefix: param (this will create tasker vars with the names %param1, %param2, %param3, etc)
  • Under “Tasker Vars” Set Command: message
  • Press the back button
  • Press the green check sign to accept these settings
  • On the Task Selection list select New Task at the top
  • Type Say Hello
  • Press the green check sign
  • Click the plus sign
  • Select Alert
  • Select Popup
  • In the Title field, type %param1
  • In the Text field, type I have a message for you: %message
  • Press the arrows button near the “Timeout (Seconds)” field
  • In the Timeout (Seconds) field, type %param2
  • Press the green check sign
  • Press the green check sign to accept the task
  • Press the green check sign on Tasker main menu to accept all changes
  • Generate qr code on this page with the following text:Hello! 3=:=this is even cooler!
  • Run AutoBarcode, scan qr code and see the popup appear!

 

Make your phone talk

This creates a task that says out loud what you want, with configurable speed, pitch and volume

  • Click the plus sign in Tasker main screen
  • Type Hello Barcode
  • Press the green check sign
  • Select State
  • Select Plugin
  • Select AutoBarcode
  • Select Edit
  • Set Barcode Filter: say.+=:=.+ (this is a regular expression that matches anthing starting with “say” that follows with anything with “=:=” in the middle)
  • Check Use Regex
  • Under “Tasker Vars” Set Comm Params Prefix: param (this will create tasker vars with the names %param1, %param2, %param3, etc)
  • Under “Tasker Vars” Set Command: message
  • Press the back button
  • Press the green check sign to accept these settings
  • On the Task Selection list select New Task at the top
  • Type Say Out Loud
  • Press the green check sign
  • Click the plus sign
  • Select Audio
  • Select Media Volume
  • Press the arrows button near the “Level” field
  • In the Level field, type %param4
  • Press the green check sign
  • Click the plus sign
  • Select Misc
  • Select Say
  • In the Text field, type %message
  • In the Engine:Voice field, select your prefered voice engine with the magnifying glass
  • Make sure that the Stream field has “Media” selected
  • Press the arrows button near the “Pitch” field
  • In the Pitch field, type %param2
  • Press the arrows button near the “Speed” field
  • In the Speed field, type %param3
  • Press the green check sign
  • Press the green check sign to accept the task
  • Press the green check sign on Tasker main menu to accept all changes
  • Generate qr code on this page with the following text:say 5 5 10=:=I am a robot!
  • Run AutoBarcode, scan qr code and see the popup appear!