Label Format Settings

Settings on the Edit menu let you customize various aspects of label formatting.

Setting Options Description
Length Auto

1 to 15 inches

Sets the length of the label

Auto: adjusts the length based on the label content

Frame & Table Table

Off

Frame

Adds tables or frames to a label
Margins Minimum

Short

Middle

Long

Tape width /3

Tape width

Sets the left and right margins of the label

Tape width /3: sets margins equal to one third of the tape width

Tape width: sets margins equal to the width of the tape

Layout Left

Center

Justify

Right

Adjusts the alignment of multi-line labels
Style Outline

Normal

Shadow

S + O

Applies outline or shadow effects to individual characters, lines, blocks, or entire labels

S + O: applies shadow and outline formatting to individual characters, lines, blocks, or entire labels

Char. spacing None

Narrow

Normal

Wide

Adjusts the space between individual characters or all characters in a line, block, or entire label

If you turn the Proportional setting off, the space between characters is much wider

Border & Line Strikeout

Underline

None

Border

Round brdr

Shading

Brdr mesh

Round mesh

Applies strikeout, underlining, borders, or shading to individual characters, lines, blocks, or entire labels

The Brdr mesh and Round mesh settings apply shading and a rectangular or round border

Char. Width Smaller

Small

Narrow

Normal

Wide

Adjusts the width or size of individual characters or all characters in a line, block, or entire label
Background None

1 Wave

2 Diamond

3 Flower

4 Cards

5 Arabesq.

6 Mesh

7 Dotted

Applies various background patterns to the entire label
Bold & Italic Italic

Normal

Bold

B + I

Applies bold or italic formatting to individual characters, lines, blocks, or entire labels

B + I: applies bold and italic formatting to individual characters, lines, blocks, or entire labels

Vertical* On

Off

Changes the text orientation to vertical for one block or the entire label
Font size Equal

1 Line

2 Lines

3 Lines

4 Lines

5-8 Lines

Adjusts the font size for a block of text or the entire label
Font Various fonts available Selects the font for individual characters, lines, blocks, or entire labels

* When adding 2-digit numbers to a vertical label, select Doublefigure using the key.