[access-uk] Re: Printing off labels

  • From: David Bailes <david_bailes@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 19 Sep 2007 03:59:51 -0700 (PDT)


These are some instructions for creating a page of
different labels in Word:

1. Open the Envelopes and Labels dialog: for Word
2000, choose Envelopes and Labels from the Tools Menu;
for Word XP or 2003, on the Tools menu, go to the
Letters and Mailings sub-menu, and choose Envelopes
and Labels.

2. It's a multi-page dialog. Make sure you're on the
Labels page.

3. Leave the address edit box blank.

4. In the print section, set the pair of radio buttons
to Full page of the same label.

5. To set up the type of labels you're using, TAB to
the Options button, and press it.

6. The Label Options dialog opens. TAB to the label
products combo box, and choose the manufacturer. Note,
if you're using US Avery labels, choose Avery
standard; if your're using european Avery labels,
choose Avery A4 and A5 sizes.

7. TAB to the Product number list box, and select the
product number you're using.

8. Press ENTER to press the default OK button, and
you're returned to the Envelopes and Labels dialog.

9. TAB to the New document button, and press it.

10. A new Word document opens. This is a single page
which contains no text, but is formatted as a table
for the labels you're using. Note that if there's more
than one label on a row, then there's "spacing" table
cell between pairs of "label" table cells. So to move
between labels on the same row you have to TAB twice.

11. So you can now move through the "label" table
cells and type in addresses or whatever.

12. You can then print the document, and save it if

13. Note that if you want to extend the table, if
you're in the last cell, pressing TAB extends the

David Bailes.

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