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LabelStation BarTender Video Tutorial of the Month

This month’s most popular video tutorial for BarTender users shows how to make an automatic date stamp.

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  1. Click the text tool “A” button to insert a text box
  2. Choose single line and click anywhere on the label to insert the textbox
  3. Double click the textbox border to view its properties
  4. Under “Data Sources” click the “Data Type” tab
  5. Change “Type” to “Date”
  6. Choose the “Format” of the date to be display (such as DD/MM/YYYY or YYYY-MM-DD etc)
  7. Click “Close” and the date will always be correct at the time of print.

Bonus:

  1. To add an offset to the date: double click the textbox border to view its properties
  2. Under “Data Sources” click the “Transforms” tab
  3. Click the “Offset” button
  4. Change “Offset Source” to “Constant”
  5. Adjust the “Offset” value and click “OK” then “Close”
  6. You can also choose the “Units” as days, weeks, months or years
  7. Now the date will always print with the chosen offset from the day it is printed

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