Creating Labels


To access the label generator, first log into the system, and then access the inventory menu at the top of the screen. Select "Print Labels" from the dropdown menu.



Press label_designer_button.jpg on the bottom of the new window.



Check Create New Blank Label, enter a name for your new label, and then click create_button_2.jpg



This will bring up the Label Designer window which is where you will design your new label. The interface on this screen is divided into two main sections:



1. The buttons in the top left corner give you several options for adding items to your label.



add_image_button.jpg - Adds a picture from your computer to the label.

add_text_button.jpg - Adds a line of text which can be customized to display various fields (SKU, code, brand, vendor, etc)

add_barcode_button.jpg - Adds a barcode to the label. You can change the size and type of barcode depending on label size.

add_line_button.jpg - Adds a black line. size and angle can be customized in the settings.

send_to_back_button.png - Sends the currently selected object to the back of the canvas, behind other objects.

export_button.jpg - Export a copy of your current label to a file.

import_button.jpg - Import a previously saved design from a file.

remove_button.jpg - Deletes the selected object.

save_button_4.jpg - Saves your label.


2. The right side menu allows you to make changes to the currently selected object. The displayed options will change depending on which type of object you have selected.


Menu with no objects selected.



Menu with text object selected.


Creating a label is simply a matter of setting the correct label size (using the labelSize_Height and LabelSize_Width fields in the right side menu), adding items to your label by clicking the menu button, clicking on a blank space on the label to place the item, and then customizing those items by selecting them and using the right side menu.


  labelwithelements.png  finishedlabel.PNG

A completed label viewed in the label designer (left) and as a preview for a specific item (right). Note how two fields are automatically filled in with the item's information.



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