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101 Label Design Basics

Product code (SKU): TR-ILT-SP-101
Duration: 8 hours

Learn to design basic label templates in Spectrum that work efficiently in your printing environment. Label design training is hands-on and application-oriented.

This session is recommended for anyone who designs label templates.


You’ll need:

  • Internet Access
  • Exercise workbooks – provided by your instructor

Learning goals

You’ll learn:

  • How to use the design interface and its tools to manipulate objects on the label and form canvas.
  • How to create a label template and form that can be used to print a label on demand.
  • The internal (label-level) data sources such as Date/Time and Formulas to add detail to a label.
  • Where labels can be previewed and printed.


  • Designing Labels Introduction
  • Using the Spectrum Label Design Environment
    • Using the Design Interface
    • Label and Form View
  • Designing a Label Template
    • Creating Labels
    • Design Tools
  • Using Stock and User Images
  • Designing On-Demand Print Forms
    • Designing the Data Entry Form
    • Connecting Data Entry Data Sources
  • Using Data Sources
    • Connecting Data Sources and Objects
    • Date Time Data Source
    • Formula Data Source
    • Increment Decrement Data Source
    • Script Data Source Introduction