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How to Set Up Barcode Label Data Files (VIDEO)

How do I create barcode label data files? The easy answer: in an excel spreadsheet. But in reality, label data files aren’t so easy and they can give even our most stalwart of Label Experts a doozy of a headache (like Kirk in the video below). Give our video on setting up data files a […]

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Testing Labels – How? Frequently Asked Question (VIDEO)

Question: “How should I be testing labels that you sent me?” Answer: We made this short video for you explaining how to test a label’s durability. Follow the directions,­ and you’ll have no problem assessing the samples we sent! The most overlooked part of testing labels is waiting 24 hours between sticking the label to […]

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Why are Quiet Zones So Important?

Here is another use for that #2 pencil… by just using a pencil you can test to see if your barcodes are accurate enough to be scanned properly!   First off, what is a Quiet Zone? This is a blank area or margin on either end of a lineal barcode (such as Code 39 and […]

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