How to Generate QR Labels for Single Label/Thermal Printers

With Sortly, you can now print individual labels for QR codes with single-label printers/thermal printers. Below will provide steps on how to create the label within Sortly as well as tips to configure your printer.

 

In this article we will outline:

Generate QR Label on the Web

You can print a QR label from a folder, item, or group of items within Sortly by selecting Create Label. In order to have the option to print a single/thermal QR label, you will need to select QR Label as the Label type, Label Printer as the Paper size, and Medium as the Label size.

You will see a dynamic preview on the right side of the screen that shows you a label preview.

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Selecting additional custom options for your label

What can be included on a single/thermal label:

  • Item Details
  • Company Logo or Icon

What cannot be included on a single/thermal label:

  • Photos - Can only be added to Medium (tall), Large, or Extra Large labels
  • Custom Notes - Can only be added to Large or Extra Large labels

 

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Once you have selected the options you want to include, you can click NEXT If the options you selected do not meet the criteria for printing, the NEXT button will not be clickable.

 

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Select from the printing options on the next page

  • Label Quantity: Print multiples of the same labels
  • Printing Instructions: Check whether you'd like to have a sheet with label instructions generated within the PDF.
  • Send copy to email: We recommend having a copy of the PDF you generate sent to your email for future printing needs.

Click CREATE LABEL and a PDF of your labels will be created and downloaded so that you can print the QR labels on your single label/thermal printer based on the attributes you've selected.

 

Generate QR Label on the Mobile App

You can print a QR label from a folder, item, or group of items within Sortly by selecting "Create Label." In order to have the option to print a single/thermal QR label, you will need to select "QR Label" as the Label type, "Label Printer" as the Paper size, and "Medium" as the Label size.

 

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Selecting additional custom options for your label

With single/thermal labels, you will not be able to include a photo or custom notes.

With single/thermal labels, you will be able to include item details or your company logo or icon.

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Once you have selected the options you want to include, you can click Next. If the options you selected do not meet the criteria for printing, the Next button will not be clickable.

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Select from the printing options on the next page

  • Label quantity: Print multiples of the same labels
  • Printing Instructions: Check whether you'd like to have a sheet with label instructions generated within the PDF.
  • Send copy to email: We recommend having a copy of the PDF you generate sent to your email for future printing needs.

This will generate a PDF that you can then print from your desktop. 

 

Configuring Your Printer

 

  1. Select your printer type from the Printer drop-down: mceclip1.png
       
  2. Go to Page Setupmceclip2.png

 

  1. Select the appropriate printer and paper size
    a. Paper size selected should be 2 1⁄4” x 4” mceclip0.png

 

4. Click OK and then press Print 

 

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