How to Design and Print Labels with ZebraDesigner 1
ZebraDesigner 1 is a program that allows you to create and print barcode labels using Zebra printers. You can design labels with basic text, graphics, barcodes and RFID tags. ZebraDesigner 1 is compatible with Windows operating systems and supports multiple languages. In this article, we will show you how to design and print labels with ZebraDesigner 1 in a few easy steps.
Step 1: Install ZebraDesigner 1
You can download ZebraDesigner 1 for free from the official website of Zebra Technologies. The installation process is simple and straightforward. Just follow the instructions on the screen and select the language you prefer. You will need to have a Zebra printer installed on your computer or connected to your network before you can use ZebraDesigner 1.
Once you have installed ZebraDesigner 1, you can launch it from the Start menu or the desktop shortcut. You will see a welcome wizard that will guide you through the process of creating a new label. You can also choose to edit an existing label or open a sample label.
The first step is to select the printer that will print your label. You can choose from a list of installed Zebra printers or browse for a network printer. You can also set up the printer properties, such as speed, darkness, media type and sensor type.
The next step is to select the label stock that you will use. You can choose from a list of predefined label stocks or create a custom one. You can also set the size of the label, or auto fit the size according to the size of the desired label stock.
The last step is to define the label layout. You can choose between portrait or landscape orientation, and whether you want to print your labels rotated or not. You can also set the label dimensions, such as width, height, margin, columns and rows. You can use the measure units that you prefer, such as pixels, millimeters or centimeters.
Step 3: Design Your Label
After you have created a new label, you can start designing it using the tools and options available in ZebraDesigner 1. You can add text, graphics, barcodes and RFID tags to your label using the toolbar on the left side of the screen. You can also edit the properties of each element using the property panel on the right side of the screen.
To add text to your label, click on the text tool and then click on the label where you want to place it. You can type any text you want, and change its font, size, color, alignment and rotation using the property panel. You can also use variables or database fields to insert dynamic data into your text.
To add graphics to your label, click on the graphic tool and then click on the label where you want to place it. You can browse for an image file on your computer or use one of the built-in graphics provided by ZebraDesigner 1. You can resize, rotate and crop your graphic using the property panel.
To add barcodes to your label, click on the barcode tool and then click on the label where you want to place it. You can choose from a variety of barcode types and formats supported by ZebraDesigner 1, such as Code 39, Code 128, EAN-13 and QR Code. You can enter any data you want for your barcode, and adjust its size, orientation and human-readable text using the property panel. You can also use variables or database fields to insert dynamic data into your barcode.
To add RFID tags to your label, click on the RFID tool and then click on the label where you want to place it. You can select an RFID protocol and encoding scheme supported by ZebraDesigner 1, such as EPC Class 1 Gen 2 or ISO 15693. You can enter any data you want for your RFID tag, and configure its memory bank and lock status using the property panel. You can also use variables or database fields to insert dynamic data into your RFID tag.
Step 4: Print Your Label
After you have designed your label, you can preview it using the print preview option in the file menu or by pressing Ctrl 06063cd7f5