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Customizing the Wire Label Reports

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The label sheets (Model LSL78 from impact,inc.) that these reports were designed to be used with are sheets of 7 columns with 3 rows (21 labels/sheet). The text prints on a white part of the sticker and the rest of the sticker is clear for wrapping/protecting the text.


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In this example, we will customize this report to fit Model LSR77 from the available labels. You can customize to this for any other brand of labels if you prefer.


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In this example, we will create a custom report based off of a stock Wire Labels report to fit a sheet of labels that has 7 labels across and 7 rows of labels (49 labels/sheet). Based on the chart above, the height of each label is 1.33".


  1. Open the Standard Report Designer. Click Start->Reports->Standard Report Designer:


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  1. Click the [New] button:


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  1. The New Report Wizard will open. Click [Next]:




  1. Select the Wire Labels By Location report and click [Next]:


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  1. Give your report a clever name:


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  1.  Click [Next] through all of the steps. When done click the [Finish] button. The Report will open for edit.


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  1. Select the Detail1 section of the report and you will see that in the Properties window there is a height set:




  1. Change the height to 1.33 and then publish the report to test:


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Note: If your sheet of labels has different margins, those can be changed via the report information:


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Click [Next >] to get the Page Setup step:




Also, if your sheet of labels has a different column count, you can change this via the Properties window:


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