Dear Computer Lady:
I really need your help. I cannot find anyone who knows the answer, even in Word 7 for Dummies.
When making labels, the options given do not match the Avery product code so it is impossible, unless you know the secret, to choose the correct label size.
I can not understand why Microsoft would make something so simple so difficult. I know others are asking the same question. I tried to find the answer with a Google search. Lots of questions – no answers that make sense.
Thanks for your help, Faye
There are two things on your label package that can help you figure out what product code to use.
First is the Avery product code that your labels are compatible with. Most label packages (I’m looking at a package of Staples brand labels right now) include not only their product code, but one or two of the more common Avery codes that the labels will work with. Most of the time, I can match that code with the available options in Word.
If that doesn’t work, you have one other option. Match the label dimensions.
On my package of labels, it tells me that the labels are 2 X 4 inches and there are 10 labels per sheet. When you are looking in Word, click on a label number and you will see the information listed for that label. Just find the information that matches your labels, and you should be able to find a code that works for your labels.
I hope this helps.
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