Barcode printer configuration

 

  • Install your label printer’s drivers.

               - E.g.: DYMO 450 TURBO (70 labels/minute)

 

Local configuration

  • Go to the “Configuration” / “Local Configuration” menu.
  • Select the option “Box labels”.
  • In the printer’s scroll-down menu, choose: DYMO LABELWRITER 450,
  • Save with the diskette icon at the bottom right (not the one in the grid).

 
How to print the item’s barcode label

  • Go to the item (inventory) list window.
  • Right click on the barcode label icon (located at the bottom of the window).
  • Specify the number of labels and your label will print out.

 

What information is included on the label?

  • Barcode.
  • Product code.
  • Description.
  • Price (it is the law to include this on the label).
  • Your logo.

 

What label format should be used?

  • The printer must have 1.25” x 3.5” label rolls
  • The 3.5” is essential.
  • The 1.25” to 1.5” can vary in width.


Tip:

  • You can use the vehicle’s serial number as the product code and print out a label with the serial number in barcode format to replace a damaged or hard-to-read VIN label.
  • If you do not want to use a special printer, you can print your labels using AVERY paper. see FAQ
  • How to find a barcode reader that is compatible with GEM-CAR. see FAQ