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  • counter on labels

    Is there an easy way to put a counter on a label that If I print 5 labels, they would read "1 of 5" on the first label and on the 2nd label "2 of 5" and so on?
    David
    A5V12.3
    Win7, 64 bit
    Qbks 2018 Enterprise
    QODBC R/W

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    Re: counter on labels

    Easiest way is to script an append type process that writes your records to a temporary table. The temporary table would have fields for label number and total labels.

    Then print labels based on the temporary table.
    There can be only one.

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    • #3
      Re: counter on labels

      Thanks Stan. I will work on that and see if I can make it work.
      I have 2 older label programs that won't work on win 7 and trying to find something that will work. One of the programs connected to A5 with Visual FoxPro and I can't seem to get it to work in Win 7. I've tried doing a search on VFP but it looks like that there is no alternate program.
      David
      A5V12.3
      Win7, 64 bit
      Qbks 2018 Enterprise
      QODBC R/W

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      • #4
        Re: counter on labels

        Be glad to assist if you want.
        There can be only one.

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        • #5
          Re: counter on labels

          I have attached what I have started with. I don't have the lookup table in this example, but this has the info I want on the label except for the 1 of 5 for example.
          In this example I would want 5 labels with the same info. the only difference would be 1 of 1, 1 of 2 and so on.
          I thought of a browse with 5 records and have fields for the numbers 1 through 5, but then I would have to copy the record for how ever many labels we would need.
          If you could give me some direction I would appreciate it.
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          David
          A5V12.3
          Win7, 64 bit
          Qbks 2018 Enterprise
          QODBC R/W

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          • #6
            Re: counter on labels

            Script fills labl_temp empties and fills the labl_temp table. The five (records) labels for each record in the labels table is currently hard coded but could be variable driven.

            Rack Labels was copied to labl_tmp and a calculated field created.

            QBKS.zip
            There can be only one.

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