Defining Main Windows in Page Windows

Main windows in page windows allow you to format text in multiple columns. Define an area in the page window, in which to position the main windows.

  1. Create a page window and assign it to a page.
  2. Choose Edit ® Main windows.
  3. A dialog box appears.

  4. Enter values in the fields Area width and Area height in accordance with the input guidelines for main windows.
  5. Enter values in the fields Spacing and Number in the Horizontal group if you want to use multiple columns. You can ignore the fields in the Vertical group.
  6. Determine how many columns and line areas are required for label printing. Then enter the corresponding values in the fields in the Horizontal and Vertical groups.
  7. The value in the field Left margin varies from main window to main window if multiple columns are used. The following applies:

     

    Left margin of current column

    +

    Window width

    +

    Horizontal spacing

    =

    Left margin of next column

    In label printing, the field Upper margin also varies from main window to main window:

     

    Upper margin of current main window

    +

    Window height

    +

    Vertical spacing

    =

    Upper margin of next main window

  8. Enter a value in the field Start position.
  9. This is a counter. Enter a starting value which is equal to or greater than 1.

    The main windows are added to the list.

  10. Save your form.