Create or Edit a Consignee or Doc Label Template

Note: After you create and save a consignee or doc label template, you must specify when to print the labels. See Set Printing Setup System Preferences and Select Custom Consignee or Doc Labels.

To create or edit a consignee or doc label template:

  1. On the Tools menu, click Custom Label Editor. The Custom Label Editor window appears.

  2. If you want to edit an existing template:

    Note:
    You cannot edit a UPS Sample template.

  3. Under Existing Templates, select the template that you want to edit.

  4. Click the Edit button. The Edit Template window appears.

  5. Skip to step 6.

  1. If you want to create a template based on an existing template, such as a UPS Sample template:

  2. Under Existing Templates, select the template on which you want to base the template.

  3. Click the Copy button. The Copy Template window appears.

  4. Enter a template name up to 50 characters in the Enter the Name of the New Template box and click the OK button. The Edit Template window appears.

  5. Skip to step 6.

  1. If you want to delete an existing template:

    Note:
    You cannot delete a UPS Sample template.

  2. Under Existing Templates, select the template that you want to delete.

  3. Click the Delete button. A message asks you to confirm the deletion.

  4. Click the Yes button. The Custom Label Editor window appears.

  5. Skip to step 10.

  1. If you want to create a new template:

  2. Under New Template, click the down arrow in the Template Type box and select a type of label.

  3. Type a name up to 50 characters for the new template in the Template Name box.

  4. Click the Create button. The Edit Template window appears.

  1. Add each element to the canvas using one of the following add options:

    Note:
    A ToolTip appears when you point to most elements you place on the canvas.

  2. Add a Field - Click the down arrow in the WorldShip Fields box and select a field category. Using the field list under the field category, select a field, click the Add Field button, and click the desired location on the canvas to place the field.

  3. Add Custom Text - Type the text up to 45 characters in the Custom Text box, click the Add Text button, and click the desired location on the canvas to place the text.

  4. Add a Field and Text - Select a field in the field list, type the text in the Custom Text box, click the Add Field & Text button, and click the desired location on the canvas to place the field and text.

  5. Add an Image - Click the Add Image button. In the Add Image window, supply the path to the image or click the Browse button and browse to and select the image. Then click the desired location on the canvas to place the image.

    Note:
    The image must be a monochrome (black and white) .bmp.

  6. Add a Horizontal Line - Click the Add Line button, click and hold the left mouse button to indicate the beginning of the line on the canvas, drag the line to its end, and release the left mouse button.

  1. Modify the properties of the fields and text placed on the canvas as needed:

  2. Select the item on the canvas.

  3. Under Field Properties, change the font and alignment, make the text bold, and define a barcode.

  4. Under the WorldShip fields list, change the field length.

  5. Click the Modify button.

  1. Remove field(s) on the canvas as follows:

  2. To remove one field, select the field on the canvas and click the Remove button. A message asks you to confirm the deletion. Click the Yes button, and the field is removed from the canvas.

  3. To remove all fields, click the Remove All button. A message asks you to confirm the deletion. Click the Yes button, and all fields are removed from the canvas.

  1. To test the custom label, click the Print Test Label button. The label prints using the current label printer selection in system preferences.

  2. Click the OK button.