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Library Software FAQ> Barcode Labels > Print out the bar-code labels in advance

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   Question/Topic:
I want to print out the bar-code labels in advance to put on the books when they are being catalogued ?

Question: How to print any number of barcodes in advance?
Question: I want to print my barcodes in advance and use them as I create records for my books, videos cds#etc ?
Question: I want to print out the bar-code labels in advance to put on the books when they are being catalogued ?

Our Library software comes with database Designer. We created a database template that will help you to create and print your barcode labels in advance.

Instructions:

  • Start Library software.
  • Click Update/Download Template menu command.
Click Update - Download Template menu command


  • Select BarcodesLibrary(1222) database template. You can easily modify the number of records.
  • Click Select button to download the database.
Select BarcodesLibrary(1222) database template
  • Click File/Load Database menu command.
  • Select 1222_barco database (You can click Edit button and change the name - optional) Click Load.
load downloaded database


  • Simple database with 1000 records. FIELD01 represents barcode number. FIELD02 represents library name.
database, barcode field, library name field


How to modify barcode numbers?

  • Click Search/Replace menu command.
  • Select FIELD01 .
  • Select Create Bar Codes.
  • Enter Start From, Text Prefix(optional), Barcode Length.
  • Click Replace.
  • Existing records will be modified accordingly.
create barcode numbers for your library items


How to enter your library name?

  • Click Search/Replace menu command.
  • Select FIELD02 .
  • Select Replace Entire Field Contents.
  • Select From First Record.
  • Enter your library name into Replace With box.
  • Click Replace.
  • Existing records will be modified accordingly.
enter your library name into 1000 records


How to print labels?

  • Click Print/All Records/Print Labels menu command.
  • Select FIELD01, FIELD02



  • Click Labels tab.
  • Select AV 5160 (or select your label type).



  • Click Body tab.
  • Enter Margins (0.15, 0.15), define Text Font name (Arial) and size (8) .



  • Click Bar Code tab.
  • Select FIELD01 in the Bar Code Field.
  • Select CODE39 in the Bar Code Type.
  • Select Arial in the Font Name.
  • Enter 100 in the Font Scaling, 70 in the Height Scaling, Normal in the Bar Code Size.
barcode parameters


  • Click Preview button to verify labels.
  • Close Preview window.
  • Click Save to save your settings.
preview your barcode labels


Important !

  • Before you print all labels do a test with just one label.
  • Close the Print Label window.
  • Click Print/Selected Record/Print Labels menu command.
  • Click Print in the Print Labels window.
  • Test a label with your barcode scanner.



  

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How to create bar code entries for existing records?
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How to print library bar code labels (book labels)?



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