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  1. LabelStation BarTender Video Tutorial of the Month - 24

    This month's most popular video tutorial for BarTender shows how to insert a textbox into your label design.

    1. In the menu at the top you can either go to "Create" and "Text" or click the "A" in the toolbar
    2. Click anywhere on the label to create the textbox
    3. To change the value and further properties, double click on the border

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  2. LabelStation BarTender Video Tutorial of the Month - 10

    This month's most popular video tutorial for BarTender users shows how to add database connectivity to your label design.

    Please note this tutorial is not compatible with BarTender UltraLite (the version that ships with all our LabelStation printers as standard). To follow this you will need to upgrade

    If after viewing this video you need to refresh your memory, here is run down of the steps:
    1. Once you have designed your label click the "Database" icon.
    2. Click "Next". Select the database connection type. For this example we will choose "Microsoft Exce
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  3. LabelStation BarTender Video Tutorial of the Month - 13

    This month's most popular video tutorial for BarTender users shows how to save time aligning your content on the label design.

    Using the button on the right-hand side you can align and space single or multiple items quickly and easily.

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  4. LabelStation BarTender Video Tutorial of the Month - 4

    This month's most popular video tutorial for BarTender users shows how to add different type text boxes to your label template.


    If after viewing this video you need to refresh your memory, here is run down of the steps:

    1. Click the "A" icon drop-list.
    2. For a simple text box, select "Single Line".
    3. Click the text box into the label template.
    4. Now click the text once to edit it.
    5. You can now center the text on the label, change the font face, size, bold, italic, underline and/or invert it.
    6. For a more advanced text box where different words and letters can have their own styles, choose "Multi-line" from the "A" drop-list.
    7. Remember, you
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  5. LabelStation BarTender Video Tutorial of the Month - 5

    This month's most popular video tutorial for BarTender users shows how to add barcodes to your label template.

    If after viewing this video you need to refresh your memory, here is run down of the steps:

    1. Click the "Barcode" drop-list and choose a symbol type.
    2. There's a wide selection of barcodes to choose from.
    3. You can scroll through the barcodes to find the type you require or enter it into the search bar, for example "code 39".
    4. Once you have selected your desired barcode click somewhere on your label template to insert it.
    5. Double-click on the barcode to open it's properties.
    6. In the navigation pane, click "Symbology and Size".
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  6. LabelStation BarTender Video Tutorial of the Month - 23

    This month's most popular video tutorial for BarTender shows how to make a fixed-sized textbox for variable content.

    1. Double click on the textbox to open its properties
    2. Select "Text Format"
    3. Tick the "Auto Size" checkbox
    4. You can cap the smallest and largest font sizes
    5. Now select "Font" and choose the largest font suitable for your label design when fewer characters are present
    6. Click "Close"
    7. Adjust the size of the textbox to the maximum width you require

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  7. LabelStation BarTender Video Tutorial of the Month - 26

    This month's most popular video tutorial for BarTender shows how to change the label sensing options with explanations for each one.

    1. Go to "File" and "Print" and click "Document Properties"
    2. 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 printer's 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
      • "Continuous" No black marks or gaps on a continuous reel
    3. If you select gaps or marks you will need to set the gap or mark size
    4. Click "OK"
    5. Click "Close" to accept the new settings without printing or "Print" to accept the new settings and print
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  8. LabelStation BarTender Video Tutorial of the Month - 27

    This month's most popular video tutorial for BarTender shows the very simple but important task of saving a label template.

    1. Click "File" and "Save As"
    2. Select the location you wish to save the template in
    3. Enter the filename and click "Save"

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  9. LabelStation BarTender Video Tutorial of the Month - 9

    This month's most popular video tutorial for BarTender users shows how to add a serial number field into you label design.

    If after viewing this video you need to refresh your memory, here is run down of the steps:
    1. Click the "A" drop-list.
    2. Select "Single Line".
    3. Click somewhere in the label design to insert the text box.
    4. Double-click the text box border to view its settings.
    5. Select the "Sample Text" under "Data Sources".
    6. Navigate to the "Data Source" tab and enter the default start number. This is temporary but helps define the number of characters, leading zeros (if any) and helps choose the correct size and location on the label des
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  10. LabelStation BarTender Video Tutorial of the Month - 11

    This month's most popular video tutorial for BarTender users shows how to adjust and explaining the differences in print methods. Click here to play the videoIf after viewing this video you need to refresh your memory, here is run down of the steps:

    1. Click the "Print" icon.
    2. Click the "Document Properties" button.
    3. Go to the "Stock" tab.
    4. Under "Media Settings" see "Method".
    5. "Use Current Printer Setting" - This is usually the default. This will continue to use the setting that are built-into the printer's memory from the last setting change or factory defaults.
    6. "Direct Thermal" - This method is for printing onto media that doesn't require
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