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How do I configure spine label printer settings in Internet Explorer for Dymo LabelWriter and Zebra TLP?
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How do I configure spine label printer settings in Internet Explorer for Dymo LabelWriter and Zebra TLP?
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Configuring the Dymo LabelWriter or the Zebra TLP is a multi-step process. Use the following instructions to configure the library workstation to interactively print spine labels with the Dymo LabelWriter 330 or 400 or with the Zebra TLP 2824.  Use the CD included with the Dymo printer to install the appropriate drivers. Note: This This configuration does not work in batch mode).

 

 

Step 1: Change the Printer Settings

To change printer settings for the Dymo LabelWriter 330/400

1.      On the Windows desktop, click Start, point to Settings, and then click Printers and Faxes. Click once on Dymo LabelWriter 330 (or 400) to select it.

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2.      On the File menu, select Printing Preferences.

3.      In the Printing Preferences window, click Advanced.

4.      Click the arrow next to the Paper Size field to display a list of defined label sizes. Click once on 30336 1 in x 2-1/8 in to set it as the default size.

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5.      Click OK to close the window. Click OK again to close the previous window.

6.      Go to Step 2.

To configure the Zebra TLP

1.      Install printer driver and follow manufacturer's instructions for your model printer to create a label with the following dimensions: Width: 1.00 in, Height: 1.50 in.

2.      Go to Step 2.

 

 

Step 2: Change the Print.ini File Settings

To change print.ini file settings for the Dymo LabelWriter and Zebra TLP

1.      Open the Aleph Administration module, ALEPHADM. On the Configuration menu, click Print Configuration.

2.      The Print Configuration window will appear. In the Applications list, select Cataloging.

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3.      In the upper portion of the screen, double-click the number in the ID field next to ItemLabel, select the number, and enter 04. Use the same procedure to change the ID for ItemLabelPrint to 04.

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4.      Click Save, and then click Close. Exit the ALEPHADM module.

5.      Go to Step 3.

  

Step 3: Verify Margin Settings in Internet Explorer

To verify margin settings in IE for the Dymo LabelWriter

1.      Open Microsoft Internet Explorer. On the File menu, click Page Setup.

2.      The Page Setup window will appear. Enter the following settings:

·           Size: 30336 1 in x 2-1/8 in

·           Source: Automatically Select

·           Header: (blank)

·           Orientation: Portrait

·           Left, Right: 0.116

·           Top: 0.116

·           Bottom: 0.126

3.      Click OK to save changes.

To verify margin settings in IE for the Zebra TLP

1.      Open Microsoft Internet Explorer. On the File menu, click Page Setup.

2.      The Page Setup window will appear. Enter the following settings:

·           Size: User Defined

·           Source: Paper Source

·           Header: (blank)

·           Orientation: Portrait

·           LeftTop: 0.1

·           Right: 0.1

·           Bottom: 0.1

3.      Click OK to save changes.

Additional Documentation
Selecting Labels for the Dymo Printer

Good results have been obtained with a 1 inch x 1-1/2 inch custom label with a die-cut in the stock. This label is available from Gaylord. Purchase this label stock with oval holes between each label. For proper feeding of labels, the oval hole must be on the left during printing.

Selecting Labels for the Zebra Printer

Good results have been obtained with TS905 1x1.5 labels and the TR611HZN ribbon from Computype.

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