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We have a 3rd party event manager who scans bar codes, so it is great that civiCRM renders barcodes on events.

Our problem is that the 3rd party cannot process a barcode that contains a hyphen. For the event badge, we see that the barcode contains the contactID-registrationID

How can we remove the hyphen from the barcode?

We running version 4.7.16 on Joomla 3.6.5

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A better approach would probably to use the Barcode hook and alter the value in there instead of overriding the core file.

https://docs.civicrm.org/dev/en/latest/hooks/hook_civicrm_alterBarcode/

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I found on the page /administrator/components/com_civicrm/civicrm/CRM/Badge/BAO/Badge.php

line 273:

$data['current_value'] = $formattedRow['values']['contact_id'] . '-' . $formattedRow['values']['participant_id'];

I changed that to:

$data['current_value'] = $formattedRow['values']['contact_id'] . $formattedRow['values']['participant_id'];

removing the hyphen '-'.

I realize that is a hack since it affects core...

Any suggestions for a better approach?

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