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ISSUE: Labeler crashes or shows a blank screen when I go to the print tab (Common with Brother Printers) and I am unable to change printers. REASON: Labeler v7 uses the newer XPS printer pipeline, and is incompatible with printer drivers that...
Quickbooks - Create single barcodes from my entire inventory list in Quickbooks. - Item name and price pulled from Quickbooks inventory and placed onto barcodes. You will connect the label to QB using the external data wizard and then you ca...
WHAT IS A PATCH? A patch is new software that can fix something (sometimes called a software bug fix), provide new or updated hardware drivers, or enhance support issues such as compatibility, security or stability. It's a great way to easily update s...
We have two resources to assist with copying, deleting or creating a Layout in Labeler version 7. Take a look at our video tutorial to view creating a layout from start to finish or download our written instructions to read the process step by step. ...
Click Start, Run, type in "D:\WaspInstall /I" and click OK.
The page is setup with 1 label across and 0 labels down. This is invalid. Create a new page layout ensuring that the number of labels across and down is at least 1.
This issue is caused by the Column properties in Excel not in the correct (Text) format. To correct this, save your Excel file as a .CSV file. Once saved open a New Excel Workbook. In this Workbook click Data > Get External Data > Import Text F...
When adding a text object to a label that will display a Cost from an external data source (csv, Excel, etc) the currency symbol will not be displayed as part of the text object. To correct this, you will need to use the Format Value setting from the C...
SYMPTOM: Trying to connect to a Microsoft Access 2010 (*.accdb) database will result in error. "Unknown data source." DESCRIPTION: Wasp Labeler V7 uses the Access Database Engine drivers to connect to Microsoft Office data sources for versions...
In Printers click File, then Server Properties. This is the screen that lets you define custom forms (label sizes) for Windows Printers. If you have a WPL305, 205, 606 or 604 with the new version of the WPL drivers, you can add new stock sizes by go...
Please review the Help documentation on substrings. This will let you split the text field into multiple fields that can pull data from different columns of your Excel spreadsheet.
Right click the barcode and select Source. Click "convert to substrings" in the left pane. This will split the barcode into 2 substrings: x.000 and x.001. Select the first object, x.000. Select the static settings tab and enter S. Select the second obj...
Labeler v5+ allow you to use an external data source column to specify how many copies should be printed of each record in the database. Just add a new column to your external data source then edit that column, changing the quantities for each item, just ...
In general, you never want to specify a Codeset for a Code 128 barcode. Code 128 encoding follows a set of rules that allows the barcode to change codesets mid stream. That is, a code 128 barcode should never be limited to a single codeset. Rather, it ...
In Labeler v5 and later versions, the Print dialog offers two options for controlling the number of copies to print for each record in an External Data Source: Number of Copies can be specified as Manual from User or Dynamic From Column in Data Source...
With Labeler, you can create your own Label size inside an existing family template. To do so: * File/page setup * Select a Family (ie: Avery Laser) * Click on New * Enter the name for your new label (any name you like) * Make sure that yo...
* Right click on the barcode in question and choose "Source". * Click on the button labeled "Convert to Substrings" * In BarCode1.000, enter the text for the first part of the barcode. * In BarCode1.001, enter the text for the second part of the...
It is not possible to represent a key combination in a barcode, because they are not part of the standard ASCII set.
Right click on the barcode and select Properties. On the Caption tab of the Properties window, change Align from the default of Below Center to None.
The Getting Started and Creating a Label Manually sections of the Help file in Wasp Labeler have step-by-step instructions on how to create a basic label. The Help file also features step-by-step instructions on more advanced topics such as using such ext...
Right click on the barcode object, and then click the format button. Go to the Placeholder tab and type in a series of numbers for the placeholder (like 12345678 for an 8 digit number).
With the label open in Labeler click Print, then Select Records Now. You can select which records you want to print labels for then click the print button on that window. Then you can select how many copies you wish to print and then click the "Print" but...
(Mainly applies to non-Wasp printers without a User-Defined setting available in page setup) The list of paper sizes you see there are put in place by Windows. If you are using a custom label size that Windows doesn't have in place by default you ca...
Right-click on the object in your label being used to display the price. Click Source. Click the Formatting tab. Type $0.00 in the Format String blank. Click Apply and then OK. Click File > Print Preview > Print Preview to see your changes before print...
You need to contact GS1 @ http://www.gs1.org/productssolutions/barcodes/need_a_bar_code.html [1]. They will issue you a number that you will use as the first digits of the barcode. The last numbers of the barcode are made up of your part numbers. The tota...
Right click on the barcode object and go to Properties. On the Drawing tab, change the Fore Color to white, and the Back Color to black.
Using data that is stored in files such as an Excel spreadsheet or text file to create labels is called using an External Data Source. There is information in the Help documentation in Wasp Labeler that gives step-by-step instructions on how to use an ...
In addition to the Wasp label printers which use spooled direct transfer or thermal transfer labels, Labeler will print to any printer that uses regular Windows printer drivers. If you already have a laser jet or ink jet printer, you can use Avery label s...
Turn off the caption altogether in the Object Properties (right-click) for the barcode object, then use the Insert Text tool bar button to create a text box beneath the barcode object, formatting and positioning the text as you desire.
In v7 of Labeler, when a text object is set to Wrap Text to fit Rectangle, you have to increase the height of the object to allow for the extra lines. In v6, it would continue adding as many lines as needed to fit the entirety of the text data, but ...
Make sure you select the number of labels you want to print in the 'Specify' field of the 'Number of Labels' box on the left side of the 'Print' menu. Do not select the number of labels you want to print from the 'Copies' box on the right side of the Prin...
1. Add a bar code object to your label by clicking on the Insert Bar Code button on the tool bar on the left and drawing the bar code object on the label. 2. Left click on the object once, then right click. Select Object Properties from the drop down men...
Unfortunately, Intuit does not make the QuickBooks custom fields available to integrated applications like Wasp Labeler.
Officially, Citrix Server installations are not supported. We have not tested it ourselves, but we have had negative reports from other Labeler users indicating it will not work in a Citrix environment.
The user needs to be given read/write access for the directory C:\Program Files\Wasp Technologies, and full control to the registry key HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wasp Technologies. After that, it should allow the user to open the program correctly.
Labeler - Using Excel as an external data source ISSUE: Some item numbers do not show up if they are pulled from a column that contains numeric values and alpha-numeric values, mixed in that one column. REASON: Although the column is format...
Labeler must be installed locally on the machine where you intend to run it. It cannot be run as a shared network application.
User is working with Right Networks [1] cloud-based computing service which hosts QuickBooks. Can they install Labeler to the server in order to integrate with QuickBooks? No. In this setup, the user creates a Remote Desktop connection to the Right Ne...
DETAILS: In Visual Basic 6, Error 48 means that waspact.dll failed to load. Reason: The Visual C++ 2005 Redistributable package (x86) was not installed properly. If for some reason this component fails to install properly, the error above happens. F...
Please download http://dl.waspbarcode.com/wasp/supportfiles/WpfPrinterTest.zip [1] and extract it, then run WpfPrinterTest.exe. Click the Test button, and it will return the list of printers loaded in Windows and the page size capabilities of each. ...
After creating a UPC barcode, if you change the % of Nominal setting, the system and check digits may overlap the bars. To correct this, create a new barcode object on the label, and the digits will be repositioned so they no longer overlap. You may t...
Microsoft has updated Windows 10 and Windows 8 with changes to the .NET Framework that affect the way we communicate with label printers, changing the size and position of label objects. Typically, this results in everything on the printed label appear...
SYMPTOM Immediately after launching Labeler v7, the program crashes with an Unhandled Error. Examination of log files and Windows Application Event Logs shows errors containing terms "Xaml" and/or "Baml". ------------------------- Error set 1, fou...
Users experiencing a crash when Labeler is opened may only need to update to the latest version: http://www.waspbarcode.com/support/updates-patches/wasplabeler-patches [1] For versions older than 7.1.0: Labeler reads settings from 3 different ...
SYMPTOMS: I am unable to modify objects in the Design tab. RESOLUTION: 1. At the UPPER RIGHT CORNER of the Labeler window, look for the word PROPERTIES written sideways in a box. If that is there, mouse over it to reveal the PROPERTIES pane. Once...
Labeler v7 uses the newer XPS printer pipeline, and is incompatible with printer drivers that use the older GDI printer pipeline, notably Brother brand printers. This incompatiblity results in the Print tab showing a blank print preview, and the Print but...
LABELER V7 * Installation Documentation * Getting Started Tutorials User Manual for Labeler V7 Congratulations on your purchase of Labeler V7! The guide and manual will take you through the installation process and help you set up your software...
When attempting to change label layouts/templates in Labeler v7, you receive an error message: "Access to C:\programdata\Wasp Barcode Technologies\Wasp Labeler V7\7.0.1.0\PageLayouts.xml is denied." You (or your IT admin) will need to be logged into the ...
SYMPTOMS With Labeler and QuickBooks both running on the same machine, Labeler is unable to connect to the QuickBooks data. The message from Labeler is: "Could not connect to QuickBooks. The QuickBooks application is not running or there is no compa...
SYMPTOM: When printing a label, you click the Preferences button to change the paper size for the printer to use. However, it continues using the original size shown, and when you go back into the Preferences, your change has reverted to the original s...
SYMPTOM When linking to an Office 2013 or later (such as Office 365) document, Labeler gives an error: Could not find installable ISAM CAUSE Later versions of Office overwrite components that Labeler uses for linking. RESOLUTION Quit Labele...
At launch, Labeler v7 gives error: Application Error An error occurred in the application. Root element is missing. For more information, please check the log file C:\ProgramData\Wasp Barcode Technologies\Wasp Labeler V7\7.0.1.0\WaspLabelerV7.log OK R...
This fix is included in the v7.1.0 patch. If you are not already running that version or newer, the current patch can be downloaded from our website, http://dl.waspbarcode.com/wasp/labelerpatch.exe [1] ------------- Error when converting an older labe...
In Labeler v6, you were able to set up the data filter with a value = , so that at print time it would prompt you to enter the filter criteria. To accomplish this in v7, the steps are somewhat different. 1. Under the Data tab, click Filter. 2. Create a ...
A text or barcode object can be set to Prompt At Print so the user can enter a value at print time. The field can also be set to apply Data Formatting. Below are examples from the attachment below; see Labeler's Help files for other formatting syntax. [DA...
* In the Design tab, drag a picture object to the layout. * In the Open dialog, click Cancel. * With the picture object still selected, click the Content tab in the Properties pane. * Click the Database button. * Select the picture field from ...
Note: This procedure is unsupported. Make a backup copy of your PageLayouts.xml file before editing it. If you encounter problems with the changes you make to the file, the only support advice we would have is to restore the backup copy, or reinstall the ...
Labeler v7 crashes when changing the font for a label object. TO RESOLVE THIS ISSUE: * Download and extract http://dl.waspbarcode.com/wasp/supportfiles/Labeler7Fonts.zip [1] to a directory that will be easy to get to in a command prompt window, l...
SYMPTOM: Every time you open a label that was updated from v6 or earlier, it gives an "Error Opening File" message, and shows the label with a 3 inch by 3 inch layout. CAUSE: This happens specifically when the label file is using an external data sour...
For label stock that has 2 labels across and 1 down, these settings are different: In Labeler v7's label layout: * Number of Labels: Across = 2, Down = 1. * Label size: height and width of one label. * Page Margins are both 0. * Horizontal Spa...
SYMPTOM Multiple Properties boxes appear on-screen, and they cannot be closed. CAUSE The following configuration file is corrupt: Windows 8, 7, Vista: C:\Users\[username]\AppData\Local\Wasp Barcode Technologies\Wasp Labeler V7\Layout.xml Wi...
PROBLEM Around March 9-10, 2016, Microsoft released a Windows Update for Windows 7 that caused Labeler v7.1.x to no longer print. This has been observed with Wasp-branded label printers, Dymo label printers, and possibly other printers. RESOLUTION...
When printing from the graphical user interface (GUI), Labeler v7 uses the page size set in the print driver on the General tab. But when printing from the command prompt, it uses the size set on the Advanced tab. Below is how to set the label size for ...
QUESTION: Is it possible to automate the process of printing labels with a batch file, rather than having to open Labeler to print them each time? ANSWER: Yes. Once you have your label set up in Labeler and saved, you can create a batch file to initia...
In Labeler v7, when printing, there are a number of places to specify the number of labels that print. What do each of the places do, and how do they interact? Labeler Properties: Number of Labels Indicates how many labels will be generated. "One full p...
SYMPTOMS * A label file is linked to an external data source. On the Print tab, the Select Records Now option is selected to narrow the number of records to print. When using the Find function, Labeler gives the message "No Match Found" for an object ...
SYMPTOM Labeler v7 says the number of pages to print is -2147483648. CAUSE A label layout template was created, and is in use, that has a 0 value in one or more of the following: number of labels across and down, width, height. RESOLUT...
SYMPTOM On Windows 10, when using Labeler v7.1.5 (or a Labeler v7-printing-based product such as InventoryControl v7 or MobileAsset v7), attempting to print a label that contains only barcode data (no caption, one or more 1D or 2D barcodes), the print...
While connecting to an external data source, if you get an error referencing Microsoft.ACE.OLEDB.12.0, or if you look in the WaspLabelerV7.log and find this line: Class: DataProvider, Method: GetColumnsNamesFromOLEDB, Error Description: The 'Microsoft...
Labeler: Error: Missing values in Labeler when using external data source Symptoms: - Labeler drops leading 0s from numbers. - Alphanumeric values not printing. - Alphanumeric values not showing up in the Data view. Solution: In the folder where you...
Labeler v7 will limit you to only being able to retrieve 10,000 rows. If you set it to 0, as directed in the Help document, it will set itself to 1, and if you set it to anything higher than 10,000, it will be reduced to 10,000. This is to limit the im...
Labeler v7 can only automatically convert labels from v6 format to v7. Older version label files must first be converted to v6. You can do this by downloading Labeler v6 from http://dl.waspbarcode.com/wasp/LabelerV6.exe [1] then install using the demo ...
After selecting serialization as the source for the barcode object, click the Format button, then enter four zeroes in the format field: 0000 This will provide the leading zeroes you desire for values less than 1000.
To remove a label from the Open menu, you need to edit the Wasp_LabelerV7_Settings.xml file, located in C:\Users\\AppData\Local\Wasp Barcode Technologies\Wasp Labeler V7. For each label, there will be 3 lines, starting with and ending , with the fi...
In Labeler, with the barcode on the screen, right click on the code and select source. On this screen click the "Convert to Substrings" button, then click "Yes" on the confirmation box. The barcode has now been split into two parts: 1.000 and 1.001 S...
Print a single Prompt at Print Time value on multiple Serialized labels. If a label contains both a Prompt at Print Time object as well as a Serialized object, Choose File->Print and then Print again. Type in the desired Prompt at Print time value. Pr...
There are two options for printing different labels on the same page. One is to use an External Data Source. This is where all the information is in a file such as an Excel spreadsheet or a text file. The Help file in Labeler has detailed instructions ...
If you look at the txt file example below, it contains the ""CC"" values, but in only a few of the rows, while the remaining rows contain pure numeric values. For example, the data may look like this: CC8590 CC98292 CC94594 CC94048 CC8576 94647 97253 ...
To set up a label to print data based on your response to a prompt (i.e., prompts for item number, and then prints a label for that item number with the corresponding description pulled from the external data source) add a filter, select the column to ...
1. Left click on the text object. Then right click and select Properties. 2. Click on the Text tab. 3. In the Auto Size field, left click in the field once to reveal the arrow to the right of the field. Left click on the arrow to see the drop down o...
Mil size refers to the width of the narrowest element, bar or space, of your barcode, in thousands of an inch. E.g., a 5-mil barcode is one that has the smallest bar or space set to 5 thousandths (0.0005) of an inch. To set this size in Labeler, click...
"Number of copies" allows you to tell Labeler how many copies you want of each unique label. If you are using an external data source, or serialization, for example, where more than one label will be printed, you can increase the number of copies to pr...
In most installations, but not all, the MobileAsset System DSN has the default database name 'WaspTrackAsset' set up correctly. Check to make sure the MobileAsset database name setup on the MobileAsset system DSN on ODBC Data Source Administrator* is c...
The MigrateLabels conversion tool is designed to convert label files from v6 to v7. Will it work on earlier version label files? Maybe. If there are errors on some files, the error files can be converted manually to v6 format. Then the conversion tool...
When upgrading or installing MobileAsset on a machine that has InventoryControl v6 or older also installed, Labeler may prompt to enter an activation key for Labeler v7. This occurs due to the method used to validate the license key for Labeler v7. It ...
CAUSE The logged-in Windows user is not a Windows administrator. Like most software, Wasp products should be installed by a Windows administrator. RESOLUTION * Log onto the PC as a Windows administrator to install the software. or * Right-cl...
Windows 8.1 has some issues with Microsoft .Net Framework which will require us to manually install it before attempting other installation procedures. This affects the Microsoft SQL Server installation and the Windows Mobile Device Center installation...
This applies to all software. For installation failure problems, check the following things: 1. Ensure that you are attempting to install the application on one of the approved operating systems. 2. For most products, you will need to be an admini...
The Wasp Labeler DBTracker program was developed by Wasp Barcode Technologies, but its tech support is provided by Healthcare Logistics. phone: 800-848-1633 website: http://gohcl.com/ [1] Links: ------ [1] http://gohcl.com/
When printing labels on the WPL305, labels are skipped, are feed 2 or 3 labels at a time instead of 1, or the printout is not striking on the label. If you are printing from Wasp Labeler with the WPL305 printer, there are three separate areas to che...