I've used this product before and had a little problem with alignment. I work around that by first printing the entire template on a sheet of normal typewriter paper. I then align the edges of that sheet and the edges of the Avery paper and look through both sheets at once with a bright light behind the papers. I can then see how well the text etc, which is printed on the typewriter paper, lines up with the borders and separations of the Avery paper. I make certain there's a reasonable amount of space all around the printed text that's on the typewriter sheet as it relates to the divisions on the Avery paper. If the alignment looks good I print one sheet of the Avery paper. If changes are still needed I make those changes before putting another sheet of Avery paper into the printer. After the desired alignment is confirmed I name and save that file in my doccuments. After that's done the cards come out looking nice. If I required absolute perfection without doing any alignment work I'd just spend the big bucks and use a professional printing company. Avery gives me acceptable cards without a huge expenditure of time and resources, as well as the fun and satisfaction of printing my own custom cards.
I use the 5126 labels to print shipping labels on a Brother HL-L234ODW laser printer. I only print one label at a time, so only half of the sheet is printed with each print job, and it may be a day or two before the other side is used. I re-insert the half-used page, turning it around for the next print job, but whenever I try to print on the other half the page ends up being smeared upon output. This is frustrating as I am basically trashing half of the labels simply because I don't print a full page with each job. Any ideas how this can be fixed?
Avery evidently doesn't have a Template. When I asked why, they told me the label is designed for hand writing, but I wanted to type content on it, so here are settings I used successfully on WordPerfect X5 Label Size Width .5 Height .313 Labels per page Columns 10 Rows 10 Top left label Top edge .125 Left edge .2 Space Between Labels Columns .063 Rows .063 Label Margains All at .05 I taped the 4x6 label with 6" edge along the top of a letter size sheet to make certain it fed straight thru my Canon ink-jet printer, and successfully printed the labels.
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