How to Create Sheet Format Templates in Bartender™

Creating sheet format templates in Bartender™ is easy when using the template Wizard, which guides you in a step-by-step manner.

Once you launch Bartender™, the Wizard will appear automatically.

  • Enter the information as instructed on each window page.
  • Click NEXT for the next window and another set of instructions. 
  • Click BACK to review any inputs.
  • Click FINISH once you are done. 

Voila, your template is ready!


Here are more details for each step:

  1. Launching Bartender™ will initialize the Wizard automatically. Alternately, choosing a NEW document will also launch the Wizard. Choose “Blank Template” to create a brand-new template or you can choose an existing Bartender™ document to modify an existing template.

  2. Select your printer from the list of available printers.

  3. You will need to make a template from scratch, so choose “Specify Custom Settings.

  4. Choose your Page Size and Orientation.

  5. Specify the shape of your label.

  6. Specify the top, bottom, left, and right margin sizes.

    You can find this information here:

  7. Specify the number and rows of columns.

  8. Label size is calculated automatically, but to specify minor changes in the label sizes, choose “Set Manually” and enter the desired size info.

  9. Specify the printing order of the items; usually, it is “Top-Left” and “Horizontally”.

  10. At this window, you can choose a background color or picture if desired.

  11. This final window gives you a summary and preview of your label.

  12. You are now ready to click FINISH to exit the Wizard.
    Now you can start adding your text and barcodes to your label.

  13. To change the ruler settings, go to Menu, then go to View> View options.
    For example, you can change the unit settings from mm to inches.

  14. If you wish to make additional changes, you can launch the Wizard at anytime by double-clicking a blank portion of your label template.

    Just click the Wizard button on the bottom left of the window.

  15. Don’t forget to save your template once you are done!