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PT-2030

FAQs & Troubleshooting

FAQs & Troubleshooting

Date: 19/11/2020 ID: faqp00001293_003

How do I eliminate the margin from the start or end of my label when printing?

Due to the construction of the tape mechanism, the one inch (25mm) piece of tape that is produced prior to every label cannot be eliminated. However, when you print more than one label continuously, the subsequent labels can be printed without the excess tape.

The following methods are useful for reducing tape use:
 

Method 1 - Selecting "Narrow" in the Margin setting:

 

This eliminates the margin at the end of the tape after printing as shown below:
 

Example

 

  1. Press Label key.
     
  2. Press Up or Down to select "Margin".

  3. Press Left or Right to select "Narrow".
    LCD

  4. Press OK or Enter key.

 

Method 2 - Printing several labels at once by using the "Copies" or "Numbering" function:

 

This eliminates the margin of the subsequent labels as shown below:
Sample labels

 

  1. Press Label key.

  2. Press Up or Down to select "Margin".

  3. Press Left or Right to select "Narrow".

  4. Press the OK or Enter key.

  5. While holding down Shift key, press Print key to display the Copies screen.

  6. Select "Copies" or "Numbering" using Up or Down.
    LCD

  7. Press the OK or Enter key and select the number of copies to be printed using Up or Down, or type the number using the number keys.

  8. Press the OK or Enter key.

 

Method 3 - Printing different labels continuously:

 

An example of the labels:
Sample labels

  1. Press Label key.

  2. Select the "Margin" menu.

  3. Select "Chain".
    LCD

  4. Press the OK or Enter key.

  5. Enter the text.

  6. Press Print key.

  7. Repeat step 5 and 6 until all labels have been created.

  8. After the last label is printed, hold down Shift key and press Preview key to finally cut the labels.

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