- How do I paste to all labels?
- How to config odbc for a data source in csv format?
- Presilo prints only one record from MS Access or other data source. Or
Presilo prints only one record, even though, number of repetitions is greater than one.
What do I have to do to print all records?
- How do I setup a special page size, which is not listed?
- How to format a text with a font size smaller than 8?
- After creating a Label, how do I adjust it's properties (width, height, etc)?
- Do I need to install a ODBC driver to connect to my Database?
- Where can I find a ODBC driver for my Firebird Database?
- Presilo does not have this feature, but you can paste to the first label
and easily make all labels identical to the first one, like this:
- Click anywhere inside the first Label and paste.
- Click the menu option "Tools->All labels Equal First"
- Presilo makes all Labels identical to first Label.
- Open Presilo and create a new template
- When "Connect to a Data Source" window appears click on CSV Text file
- Now browse to the folder where your file is and select the folder not the file
- Click on "Open" and Presilo lists files with extensions txt,csv,tab,asc
- Select your file from the list
- If in each line of the right list box appears one field, then click on "Ok"
- If no field appears or all fields appear in one line only, then your csv file has a special format and you will need to create a schema.ini file in the same folder of your csv file
- Below an example of a schema.ini for a file called "example.csv" where the first line is the header and
the ; (semicolon) is the field separator and , (comma) is the decimal point
[example.csv] ColNameHeader=True Format=Delimited(;) DecimalSymbol=, MaxScanRows=25 CharacterSet=OEM
- Check the format of your file and use Notepad to create a schema.ini file for it.
- You must apply an action to the last field of your label.
- Right click on the last field of the label.
- Click on "Field Properties" on pop up windows.
- Click on "Action" on top of the form
- Click on "read record AFTER" action
- Click on "Apply" and on "Close"
- Tutorial's Page 3 has screen shots that might help.
- Click the menu option "Tools->Labels",
- Select a page size bigger than the one you have,
- Fill in the specs for the label,
- Click Ok,
- Type "CTRL+HOME",
- Click the menu option "Edit->Insert Page Break"
- Place and format the fields in the label
- Save template
- Merge Fields
- Select a true type font, like Arial or Times.
- Position the cursor in the text size box by clicking on it
- Delete the current size and enter the size you want, note that very small fonts may be unreadable
- Click inside a label.
- Click the menu option Tools->Labels...
- The Label form will appear.
- The title should say "Labels - Editing" and the properties are recovered.
- Change properties and click on "Ok" button.
- If your data is stored in MS SQL Server, Access, Paradox, FoxPro or Oracle and you have Windows XP, chances are you already have everything you need.
- To verify which drivers are installed in your computer do the following:
- Click Start->Control Panel
- Click on "Administrative Tools"
- Click on "Data Sources (ODBC)"
- Click on "Drivers" tab and find out which drivers are installed in your computer