Here is how to make a 2" x 2" labels with no spaces between them in MS Word:
- Open MS Word and Open a New Document
- On top Menu Bar, go to Tools, then drop down and select Envelopes and Labels
- In Envelopes and Labels, select Options...
- Under Label Options, select New Label...
- Under New Custom Label enter a Label Name
- Under New Custom Label go to bottom of select Page Size (8.5" x 11")
- Fill in boxes under New Custom Label starting with right column:
- Label Height 2"
- Label Width 2"
- Number Across 4
- Number Down 5
- Fill in boxes under New Custom Label in left column:
- Top Margin .5" (MS Word will only do 1 or 2 decimal points, not 3 decimal points)
- Side Margin .25"
- Vertical Pitch 2" (Vertical Pitch = Label Height + Vertical Space between Labels)
- Horizontal Pitch 2" (Horizontal Pitch = Label Width + Horizontal Space between Labels)
- Click OK to Close New Custom Laser Box which bring back to Label Options Box
- Now Click OK to Close Label Options Box (Make sure you click Laser and ink jet bottom, too)
- You are now back to the Envelopes and Labels box. Now click Full Page of the same Label,
then New Document
- Now you have a Word Document with a Label Layout in Light Gray. Save this MS Word Label Template.
If you want to make MSDS labels or otherwise do simple designs with type and a color background in MS word:
- In MS Word, go to View and Select Toolbars, then click Drawing (The Drawing Toolbar will now Appear)
- To create box with a number in it, go to the Drawing Tool, select Text Box
- Open a Text box and type in text
- Go to Fill Color and select a Color
- Now Copy and Paste into each label area in your Label Template.