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FAQs & Troubleshooting

Date: 25/11/2020 ID: faqp00001486_001

How do I transfer label templates with P-touch Transfer Express for Windows Mobile?

By using P-touch Transfer Express for Windows Mobile, label templates can easily be transferred to printers.
After the label template has been created by the administrator, it can be distributed to users together with P-touch Transfer Express for Windows Mobile.
The user can then use P-touch Transfer Express for Windows Mobile to transfer the label template to the printer
This is a simple procedure for allowing other users to print labels created by the administrator.

If the template is to be transferred as a new one, be sure to specify a [Key Assign] number (in P-touch Transfer Manager) that is not currently used. If the specified [Key Assign] number is already being used, the existing template will be overwritten with the new one.

 

1. Preparing P-touch Transfer Express for Windows Mobile

The user must prepare P-touch Transfer Express for Windows Mobile for transferring label templates to the printer.

P-touch Transfer Express for Windows Mobile is developed in English.

  1. The latest P-touch Transfer Express for Windows Mobile can be downloaded in the download page.
  2. Download Transfer Express for Windows Mobile to any location on the computer.
    The "tewm100" folder is created.

 

2. Transferring the label template to P-touch Transfer Manager

  1. In P-touch Editor, open the label template to be transferred.
  2. Click [File] - [Transfer Template].

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    The label template is transferred to P-touch Transfer Manager.
    P-touch Transfer Manager will automatically start.

    The label template can also be transferred to P-touch Transfer Manager by clicking [Start] - [All programs] - [Brother P-touch] - [P-touch Tools] - [P-touch Transfer Manager 2.x] to start P-touch Transfer Manager, then dragging the .lbx file to the P-touch Transfer Manager window.

 

3. Saving the label template as a Transfer Package file (.pdz)

In order to create a file in a format that can be used by P-touch Transfer Express for Windows Mobile, save the label template as a Transfer Package file (.pdz).

  1. In the folder view, select [Configurations].
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  2. Select the label template to be distributed.
    Multiple label templates can be selected for transfer.
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  3. Click [File] - [Save Transfer File].
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    • If [Save Transfer File] is clicked while either [Configurations] or a created folder is selected, all label templates in the folder are saved as the Transfer Package file (.pdz).
    • Multiple label templates can be combined into a single Transfer Package file (.pdz).
  4. Type in the name, and then click [Save].
    The label template is saved as a Transfer Package file (.pdz).
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4. Distributing the Transfer Package file (.pdz) and P-touch Transfer Express for Windows Mobile to the user

If the user already has installed P-touch Transfer Express for Windows Mobile, the administrator only distributes the Transfer Package file (.pdz) to the users. If not, the administrator distributes both the Transfer Package file (.pdz) and P-touch Transfer Express for Windows Mobile as below.

  1. Move the Transfer Package file (.pdz) to the folder [tewm100].
     
  2. Distribute all files in the folder [tewm100] to the user.

 

5. Transferring the Transfer Package file (.pdz) to the printer

Using P-touch Transfer Express for Windows Mobile, the user can transfer the Transfer Package file (.pdz) received from the administrator to the printer.

Do not turn off the power when transferring templates.

  1. If the user has not installed P-touch Transfer Express for Windows Mobile yet, copy all files of the folder [tewm100] received from the administrator, including the Transfer Package file (.pdz) and P-touch Transfer Express for Windows Mobile (PtTrExpWM.exe), to the \My Documents on the Windows Mobile device. If the user already has installed P-touch Transfer Express for Windows Mobile, copy the Transfer Package file (.pdz) to \My Documents on the Windows Mobile device.
  2. Turn on the printer.
  3. Pair your Windows Mobile device with the printer.
  4. Double-click P-touch Transfer Express for Windows Mobile (PtTrExpWM.exe).
  5. Select the port (COM0 to COM9) you specified during pairing in step 2.
  6. When there is a single Transfer Package file (.pdz) within the folder containing P-touch Transfer Express for Windows Mobile (PtTrExpWM.exe), tap [Start].


    When there are either multiple or no Transfer Package files (.pdx) within the folder containing P-touch Transfer Express for Windows Mobile (PtTrExpWM.exe), tap [Browse...].


    After choosing the Transfer Package file to be transferred, click [Start].


    Transfer of the Transfer Package file will begin.

Related Models

MW-145BT, PJ-663, RJ-4030

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