FAQs & Troubleshooting

FAQs & Troubleshooting

I want to know how to use P-touch Editor (P-touch Editor 4.2 for Windows).

Start up P-touch Editor and go to [P-touch Editor Help] from the [Help] menu. We provide step by step instructions for frequently asked questions in the help. By following the instructions, you'll be able to learn from basic to advanced P-touch Editor techniques.


Example of provided description in P-touch Editor Help

Help Section (Process) Sample Label

Making a Nametag


(Specifying the size of the label. Centering the text within the label. Adding a frame around the text.)


Making an address label with P-touch Editor


(Printing, Saving a layout)


Making a banner or sign with continuous length tape


(Specifying the label length or using auto setting. Inserting clip art illustrations)


Making labels for a CD case


(Specifying a background theme. Inserting clip art illustrations. Combining multiple labels using the Sheet function.)


Creating a table


(Inserting a table. Joining cells. Typing text into a table.)


Making a label that contains information split among multiple labels


(Creating wide labels. Inverting text.)


Using Excel data to print labels


(Linking with an Excel file. Merging a database field into a layout.)


Printing using the Numbering function


(Specifying the field to be incremented (Numbering field), and printing a series of sequentially numbered labels.)


Making a label that shows telephone numbers


(Creating tables without borders. Setting the cell width.)


Making a label that contains a bar code


(Selecting a protocol. Changing the size.)


Making an address label by using an Add-in


(Using add-ins; Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook)


Making an address stamp


(Specifying the size of the stamp. Centering text Justifying text.)


Making a label by using the P-touch Library


(Using the P-touch Library)


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