FAQs & Troubleshooting

FAQs & Troubleshooting

I want to know how to use P-touch Editor. (P-touch Editor 5.0 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.


Examples of provided description in P-touch Editor Help

Help Section (Process) Sample Label

Taking a snapshot of the screen in Snap mode


(Procedure for starting the Snap mode. Screen capture.)


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


(Specifying the size of the label. 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.)


Making a cable marking label using a template


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


Connecting to a database using a template


(Selecting a template. Database connection.)


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.)


Using P-touch Editor to make a label that contains a bar code


(Selecting a protocol. Changing the size.)


Making address labels with continuous length tape


(Using tape in vertical direction. Adding cutlines. Printing.)


Making a label by using a database


(Using / Connecting an Microsoft Excel file Merging into a layout.)


Making a label by using an Add-In


(Using add-ins)


Printing multiple sheets at one time


(Adding a sheet. Printing sheets continuously.)


Using layout styles to create labels


(Choosing/Changing the default layout style. Editing and saving a layout style.)


Making a stamp containing a photo


(Inserting photo data. Enhancing photo data.)


Making a stamp using arrange text


(Creating arrange text. Adding to a template.)


Making a label by using the P-touch Library


(Using the P-touch Library)


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