LabelVision 20/20: Specifications

LabelVision 20/20 Version 4.9 Specifications
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  • 32-bit or 64-bit Microsoft Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10, or Windows 11.
  • At least 1GB of memory.
  • Up to 30MB of hard disk space, depending upon setup options.
  • A mouse is required to design labels, but not to print them.
Supported Printers
  • Any Windows-supported printer (includes color printers and bar code printers with Windows print drivers).
  • Built-in drivers for Zebra models: A300, DA-402, GC420d, GC420t, GK420d, GK420t, GT800, GX420d, GX420t, GX430t, H 2824-Z, LP 2824 Plus, LP 2824-Z, TLP 2824 Plus, TLP 2824-Z, LP 2844-Z, TLP 2844-Z, TLP 3844-Z, R2844-Z, R4Mplus, R110PAX3, R110PAX4, R110Xi, R170Xi, S4M, Stripe printers (S-300, S-400, S-500, S-600), T300, T402, Z4M, Z6M, Z-90A, Z-90Xi, Z-91, Z-96Xi, Z-105S, Z-105Se, Z-105SL, Z-105SLPLUS, Z-110PAX, Z-110Xi, Z-140, Z-140Xi, Z-160S, Z-170Xi, Z-170PAX, Z-220Xi, Z-221, Z-4000, Z-6000, ZD220, ZD410, ZD420, ZD421, ZD500, ZD611, ZD620, ZD621, ZE500, ZE500-4, ZE500-6, ZE511, ZE521, ZM400, ZM600, ZT111, ZT220, ZT230, ZT231, ZT410, ZT411, ZT420, ZT421, ZT510, ZT610 and ZT620.
  • Built-in drivers for DATAMAX models: A-4212, A-4310, A-4408, A-4606, A-6212, A-6310, Allegro, Allegro2, DMX 400, DMX 600, DMX 800, E-4203, E-4204, E-4205, E-4206, E-4304, E-4305, Ex2, H-4212, H-4310, H-4408, H-4606, H-6210, H-6212, H-6308, H-6310, H-8308, I-4206, I-4208, I-4210, I-4212, I-4308, I-4310, I-4406, I-4604, I-4606, M-4206, M-4208, M-4306, PE-42, PE-43, Ovation!, Prodigy MAX, Prodigy Plus, ST-3210, Titan 6200, W-6208, W-6308, W-8306, and XL. Note: DATAMAX printers with suffixes of all Marks (e.g. Mark III) and all suffix letters (e.g. A) are fully supported by the drivers above.
  • Built-in drivers for Intermec EasyCoder models: 3240, 3400A through 3400E, 3440, 3600, 4420, 4420E, 4440, 4440E, and 7421.
  • Built-in drivers for Sato models: CL408, CL412, CL4NX, CL608, CL612, CL6NX, GL408e, GL412e, GT408e, GT412e, GT424e, Lt408, M-10e, M-8400RV, M-8459S, M-8460S, M-8465Se, M-8485S, M-8490S, M-84Pro, S84-ex, S8408, S8412, S8424, and S86-ex. Note: Sato printers with suffixes of 'e', 'Se', or 'X' are fully supported by the drivers above.
  • Using Zebra built-in drivers you can print to the following Printronix T5000 models that have the PPI1 (Printronix Printer Interpreter) option installed: T5204, T5206, T5208, T5304, T5306 and T5308. In LabelVision, you must select the Zebra driver compatible with your T5000 model as follows: T5204 - Zebra 140Xi; T5206 and T5208 - Zebra 220Xi; T5304, T5306 and T5308 - Zebra 170Xi. Contact FIS to learn how to print labels wider than 6.6 inches on the T5308.
  • Windows MDI (Multiple Document Interface) program.
  • Simultaneously edit multiple labels, with drag and drop between labels.
  • True WYSIWYG design. Label is displayed and edited exactly as it prints.
  • Can password protect the LabelVision programs (the Designer or Database Tools) or individual labels to control user access.
  • Multi-user, concurrent network licenses are available.
    Note: concurrent licensing is not compatible with external ActiveX Automation, and is not recommended for production-printing, only for label design operations.
  • Context-sensitive help.
Editing Features
  • Display and snap to user-defined Grid and user-defined Guides.
  • Multi-level Undo and Redo.
  • Units of measurement: inches, centimeters, millimeters or points.
  • Draw lines at any angle, not just horizontal or vertical lines.
  • On-screen editing of bar code, text, and variable graphic data.
  • Bar codes and text can be aligned at print-time, even with variable data.
  • LabelVision displays alerts to notify you of errors, warnings, or print speed issues.
  • integration Automatic Error Handling feature can be used to automatically respond to errors or alerts encountered during the print process. Can optionally suppress the user interface.
  • Select multiple objects for move, copy, delete and align operations. Can edit properties of multiple selected objects.
  • Objects can be grouped together, causing them to behave like a single object.
  • Easily pick up settings from one object and apply them to another.
  • Objects can overlap, with support for bring forward, send backward, bring to front, send to back.
  • Set fill and draw colors for any object.
  • Print white on black, or use transparent to show overlapped objects.
  • Each object may be rotated to four orientations.
  • User-definable prompts with various data types.
  • Output pictures allow formatting of printed data.
  • Field output format allows preparation of print templates, which can be printed using search and replace.
Page Layout
  • Supports multiple labels across and down on the same page.
  • Can mix multiple layouts on the same page, which is useful for die cut labels or for multiple label sizes on the same page.
  • Label may be designed right-side up and printed in any orientation.
  • Mix fonts, font sizes and font styles in a single text object.
  • Can word-wrap text into multi-line paragraphs.
  • Paragraphs can be left aligned, centered, right aligned or justified.
  • Can shrink or expand text at print time to fit rectangle.
  • Supports "native" printer fonts.
  • Prints any Windows TrueType font on any supported printer.
Bar Codes
  • Supports most "native" printer bar codes.
  • Supported bar codes: Code 39 (with full ASCII), Straight 2 of 5, Interleaved 2 of 5, Code 128 (A, B, C, UCC/EAN and Auto), UPC-A & EAN-13 (both with Add-2 and Add-5), UPC-E, EAN-8, Codabar, Data Matrix, PDF-417, MicroPDF-417.
  • Adjustable human readable location, alignment and font.
  • Supports GS1 data format.
  • Embed or link to objects created in any OLE server application.
  • Print-time control of variable graphic expansion and alignment.
  • Graphics in PCX, BMP, GIF, JPG, WMF, EMF or OLE format can be read at design time or at print time (variable graphics).
  • Interactively resize, rotate, or crop graphics.
Fields, Formulas, and Functions
  • Data may be assigned during design (constant) or filled in at run-time (input fields).
  • Use formulas to define calculated values, which can come from fields, databases or other formulas.
  • integration Use built-in Microsoft VBScript programming language to create user-defined functions, which can be used in calculations and field values.
  • Input fields and constants can be strung together (concatenated).
Auto–incrementing fields
  • Auto-incrementing or decrementing fields can be numeric, alphanumeric, alphabetic, hexadecimal or user-defined sequence.
  • Auto-incrementing field values can be saved locally, shared with other labels, or reset each time label is printed.
  • Auto-incrementing field values can be stored in database records used for printing.
  • Auto-incrementing fields take advantage of printer capabilities to increase print speed.
  • integrationData Logging feature can be used to create an audit trail or record printed data. Can log to text file or database table (including ODBC). Can set limits on the size of the log.
  • integration Error Logging feature can be used to create an audit trail of errors encountered during the print process, which can be later analyzed. Can log to a text file.
Preparation for printing
  • Easily test print Intermec, DATAMAX, Sato, and Zebra labels on a Windows printer.
  • Preview your label as it will print. If you are using data from a database table, you can easily navigate through each record to see how your label will print.
  • Labels can be converted from one printer to another.
  • Printer wizard automatically detects and configures your Intermec, DATAMAX, Sato or Zebra printer.
  • Multiple printers may be connected to the same computer, with automatic or manual selection of destination printer.
  • Print-Only program included for printing without modifying label design.
  • Supports various print densities for many printers.
  • Takes advantage of TrueType font and graphic storage for many printers to increase print speed.
  • Background printing allows you to continue working while labels are printing or print to multiple printers at the same time.
  • Built-in print manager performs intelligent job queuing, allowing you to hold, suspend, and reprioritize jobs waiting to be printed.
  • Can print to any serial or parallel port, or to file. Can check status messages from many printers in 2-way communications.
  • Can print to network printers using UNC path names (e.g., \\SERVER\PRINTER).
  • Can print to TCP/IP devices.
  • integration IPShare program included for two-way network printing.
  • Print Preview feature.
  • Many printer features, including print speed, darkness and cutter options, can be set on a per-label or on a per-printer basis.
  • Print quantity and number of duplicates can be pre-defined, entered by user or taken from a database.
  • Use the built-in Database Tools to create, modify and maintain databases.
  • LabelVision databases can be opened by Microsoft Access, and Access databases can be opened by LabelVision (mdb, but not accdb file format).
  • Can link to and print from data in external databases using ODBC.
  • Can optionally link to and print from Microsoft Access (mdb, but not accdb file format), dBase, Paradox and Text files without the use of ODBC.
  • Use Structured Query Language (SQL) to define advanced database queries.
  • Supports print-time record selection using point-and-shoot. Display multiple fields and select multiple records to print.
  • integration Record Watch automatically prints records as they appear in a database table, text file or ODBC connection. Supports write-back or deletion of printed records.
  • integration Supports write-back to database.
  • Unlimited cross-referencing between any data sources.
  • Can print using queries created with Microsoft Access (mdb, but not accdb file format).
  • Variable labels, which allow the file name of a label format to come from a database, can easily be created using a wizard.
  • integration LabelVision allows creation of custom menus.
  • Menus can have submenus, help text, shortcuts, password protected items.
  • Menu items can print labels, browse database tables, or run other programs.
  • Menu run-time is included in all editions, including Run-Time.
ActiveX Automation
  • integration ActiveX Automation client can control other programs, such as Microsoft Office applications, from within LabelVision Macros.
  • integration ActiveX Automation server allows other programs to control LabelVision, including changing options, storing and reading field values, and printing labels.
  • integration Label Events can trigger Macros to execute automatically during label printing.


  • integrationProjects provide a way to organize the files used in a label printing application.
  • Edit a file by double-clicking it in the Project window.
  • Quickly switch between multiple labeling applications.
  • Easily deploy a Project to a folder or zip file.
  • Validate files and settings before and after Project deployment.

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