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The settings here control the appearance of the Report procedure with a Label layout generated by the Label Wizard. These settings can be saved for use in other future applications.

Procedure

Procedure Name

Enter a name that the Label Wizard will use to generate procedure names in your application. The template macro symbol, %FileName, is required, and extracts the Dictionary file name for each file selected by the wizard. You can modify this line with other template macros and text if you wish. No spaces are allowed in procedure names. This name is used for files that have no keys defined

Proc. “With Key” Name

This prompt is similar to Procedure Name, but is used for designated files that have a key (or keys) defined in the Dictionary Editor.

Progress Window

Name

Text that is entered on this line will be used as the description of the report's progress window, and appear in the progress window's title bar.

Background

Enter a default image here to use as a graphic or watermark for your report's progress window.

Mode

If you have designated a background image to use for your report's progress window, this option becomes available to control if the image is tiled, stretched, or centered.

Icon

Enter a default icon, or press the ellipsis button to select an icon file for use in your report's progress window. This will allow your window to be minimized if needed.

Font

Press the Font button to select a default font to use for the report's progress window. Sample text shown below the button is provided to allow you to review your selection.

Width

Enter the default width in dialog units for the report's progress window.

Height

Enter the default height in dialog units for the report's progress window.

Position

Select from the drop list to designate the initial position of your Progress window. You can center the window, or use the default position that is set by the template wizard.

Controls

There are four default controls in the Progress Window that you can customize:

ProgressTPLWizardControlCustomization

Pct TextTPLWizardControlCustomization

User StringTPLWizardControlCustomization

Cancel ButtonButton_Customization

Report Layout

General

The settings in this tab control refer to the settings of the current active report layout, whose name is displayed at the top.

Job Name

Enter the print job name to use for the Windows Print Manager. If omitted, the REPORT's label is used. The default setting is “%FileName Report”.

Orientation

Specify here what paper orientation the report layout will use (Portrait or Landscape).

Font

Press the Font Button to specify a default font to use for reports that the wizard will generate. There are several other places where you can override this setting.

Show Preview

Check this box to designate that all reports generated by the wizard will have a Print Preview window associated with it.

Preview Maximized

If the Show Preview box is checked, you can designate here that the Print Preview window will open in maximized mode (full screen).

Initial Zoom Setting

If the Show Preview box is checked, you can designate an initial zoom setting from this setting.

Background Color

If your printer has support for color printing, you can designate a color to use as a background for the printed labels.

Font

Press the Font button to select the font (typeface), size, style (such as bold or italic), color, and font effects (underline and strikeout) for all controls in the label section. A sample of the selected font is displayed on the tab control.

Label Size

In most cases, the report label settings, based on the Label Group and Label Type, will be preset for you. Use this tab control's settings if you have specified a Custom Label Group or Custom Label Type. The graphic provided on this tab control guides you through the parameters available here.

All measurements are in thousandths of an inch by default.

Width

Enter the width of the individual label's printable area.

Height

Enter the width of the individual label's printable area.

Top margin

Enter the height of the label's non-printable area, measured from the top of the page. For example, if you want the first label to print one inch from the top of the page, enter 1000.

Left margin

Enter the height of the label's non-printable area, measured from the left edge of the page. For example, if you want the first label to print one-half inch from the left edge, enter 500.

Number

Enter the number of labels to print across the page.

Number down

Enter the number of labels to print down the page.

Horizontal

Enter the horizontal distance between labels, measured from the left edge of one label to the left edge of the next label.

Vertical Pitch

Enter the vertical distance between labels, measured from the left edge of one label to the left edge of the next label.

Paper Type

Select a paper size from the drop list corresponding to the page size that you will print labels on. If you select Other, you can customize the page size to any length and height, using the Paper Width and Paper Height settings.

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