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Re: Custom Label Software

On 19 Nov 2009, Robert Holtzman wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 19, 2009 at 11:54:44AM -0600, Boyd Stephen Smith Jr. wrote:
>                 ..............snip.............
> > 
> > I was thinking OO.o could do the job, using New->Label gives a rather 
> > unhelpful dialog.  It doesn't seem to want to let me input a custom paper 
> > size, although it will let me put in a custom label size.  There is a "Avery 
> > Letter" size, but I don't think it takes into account the margins required for 
> > my printer.  Also, when I accept the values in the dialog and the document is 
> > generated, it has me putting in text in portrait orientation, which is 
> > incorrect.
> It seems to me that I have seen Avery sheets with small rectangular tabs
> that can be used for what you want. What dimensions do you need?
> You would have better luck posting to the OOo users list.

I did this years ago in Latex for these labels, the kind you stick on
the back of envelopes to show your address. I did it by trial and error,
so long ago that I've forgotten the details. It only needed doing once.


Anthony Campbell - ac@acampbell.org.uk 
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