18 Ways to Print Address Labels Using OpenOffice

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  1. Introduction

OpenOffice is a powerful and versatile suite of software tools that can be used for various tasks. One practical use is printing address labels. In this article, we will explore 18 different ways to print address labels using OpenOffice.

  1. Using the Label Dialog in Writer

Open the Label Dialog in Writer by selecting File > New > Labels. From there, you can choose your label template, specify the database or address list to use, and print your labels.

  1. Importing a list from Calc

If you have a spreadsheet containing addresses, you can import it into Writer using the Data Sources function (F4) to create a new list of recipients for your labels.

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  1. Creating a table in Writer

Create a table directly in Writer and enter the addresses manually or paste them from other sources, then format the table to match the size of your address labels.

  1. Using the Mail Merge Wizard

The Mail Merge Wizard simplifies the process of creating labels with automatically populated fields for name, address, etc., based on your selected data source.

  1. Customizing label design with styles and formatting

Take advantage of formatting tools to customize label design, including font selection, boldface, italics, text color, and alignment.

  1. Rotating text for vertical labels

Using the text rotation tool in Writer, you can create vertical labels for unique designs or special purposes like file folders.

  1. Adding images or logos

Include graphics or company logos on your address labels by inserting images into your label design.

  1. Using filters to select specific addresses

Apply filters within your data source to print labels only for specific recipients (e.g., customers within a certain region).

  1. Adding barcodes

Use OpenOffice’s barcode function to add barcodes to your address labels for easy scanning and identification of packages.

  1. Including QR codes

Insert QR codes into your labels, which recipients can scan for easy access to information like event details or contact info.

  1. Numbered or ordered labels

Add sequential numbering or ordered letters, useful for identifying items in storage or inventory management.

  1. Grouping addresses for organizational purposes

Group addresses by category (e.g., family, friends) to make sorting and organizing easier.

  1. Saving label templates for future use

Save your customized label designs as templates to use in future projects, streamlining the label creation process.

  1. Printing on plain paper for testing

Before printing on actual label sheets, print a test run on plain paper to ensure proper alignment and formatting.

  1. Creating labels with different colored backgrounds

Customize the background color of your labels for added visual appeal or to color-code different categories of recipients.

  1. Printing multiple pages of labels at once

Efficiently print multiple pages of labels by specifying the number of copies in the Print settings dialog.

  1. Exporting your labels as PDF files

Save and share your label designs with others by exporting them as PDF files that can be easily printed or sent digitally.

In conclusion, OpenOffice offers a myriad of options and tools for creating and printing address labels tailored to your specific needs. By exploring these 18 methods, you can enhance efficiency while giving your labels a personalized touch.

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