Monthly Archives: November 2017
- Click the “A” icon and select “Arc”.
- Choose your preferred font.
- Double-click the text box properties to open it’s properties.
- In the navigation bar click “Sample text” (the default text) to change it.
- Click “Close”.
- The text angle changes when the box is moved. To stop this adjust the angle required, where this may be on the screen, then lock it.
- To lock the angle, open the text box properties.
- Select “Text Format”.
- Change the reference point to “Use Position Tab”.
- Choose a more suitable font
- Go to “File” and “Print” and click “Document Properties”
- Go to the “Stock” tab and under “Media Settings” change the “Type” to one of the following:
- “Use Current Printer Setting”
Continue using the setting that’s in the printers memory
- “Labels With Gaps”
Labels or tags with gaps between them that the printer can read
- “Labels With Marks”
Labels or tags with black marks or holes that the printer can read
No black marks or gaps on a continuous
- “Use Current Printer Setting”
- Click the “Drawing Objects” drop-list.
- Click the shape you require.
- Click the object into the label and drag it to the size you need.
- Use copy and paste to duplicate an object.
- Items can be rotated using the blue tag
- Special items such as arrows have yellow tags to adjust the size of the arrow-head, and shaft width.
- To select multiple items at once, drag a boundary box around them or hold the “Ctrl” as you click on each item. Remember to let go of “Ctrl”
- Click on the “Cactus” icon or in the menu choose “Create” and “Picture”.
- Select “Insert From File” then choose the image you wish to insert. A preview can be seen on the righthand side of the window.
- Click “Select” and then click somewhere in your label design to insert the image in that location.
- Click, hold and drag the image to move it around your design. Double click to open its properties.
- In “Effects” you can preview
- Click the “A” icon drop-list.
- For a simple text box, select “Single Line”.
- Click the text box into the label template.
- Now click the text once to edit it.
- You can now center the text on the label, change the font face, size, bold, italic, underline and/or invert it.
- For a more advanced text box where different words and letters can have their own styles, choose “Multi-line” from the “A” drop-list.
This example will overcome the problems of small variable text values not being centred in the middle of the design and large variable text values overflowing outside the design.
- Double click on the textbox border to open its properties
- Click “Position”
- Change the “Object Reference Point” to “Centre”
- Under “Data
- Right-click on a blank area of your template and select “Page Setup”
- Go to the “Page” tab to adjust the width and height
- When changing the “Orientation” notice the preview
- Go the the “Layout” tab to adjust the columns and rows
- Adjust any margins that may be required
- If using more than one column or row, adjust the pitch / gap
- Once it’s setup press “OK”
- Right click on an empty space in your label design and select “Page Setup”
- Click the “Wizard” button in the bottom left of the new window
- Choose “Specify Custom Settings” and click “Next”
- Choose “Multiple columns and/or rows of items per page” and click “Next”
- Adjust the “Columns” to the number required and click “Next”
- If your media has selvedges you can make these adjustments now
- Click “Next” to proceed to the next page
- Now choose whether