Jukebox Create-a-Label v3.0
Tutorial and FAQ
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What is the difference between the Free and Paid version of the software?
- The only difference is the changes that you have made to the title strip will not be able to print on the Free version. All of the changes ARE SAVED. If you should decide to purchase the paid version you can load up a database and have all of your modifications printed.
How many computers can I install the software on?
- The software can be installed on multiple computers. However, it is very important to note, that each computer must have a license key for the full functionality to be unlocked. Example. If you install the software on your home PC and your office PC. You must purchase 2 licenses (one for each computer) to unlock full functionality on both pieces of software.
How can I keep track of my recent database files?
- We have included a recent file list. This is available from the software startup page as well as the File menu in the Label Editor.
Can I import my existing databases?
- We have included the ability to import Microsoft Excel database files, Comma Separated Value database files and Jukebox Create-A-Label 2.x database files.
How do I import Microsoft Excel database files?
- From the File menu in the label editor, select Import/Export > Excel Import Template. This will generate a excel database file which you can paste your existing excel database entries into. This file is formatted correctly as to which rows we will be pulling the information from. When this process is finished you can import the properly formatted excel file from the File menu. Select File > Import / Export > Excel. Choose the database from the file dialog.
How do I import Comma Separated Value database files?
- From the File menu in the label editor, select Import/Export > CSV. Your CSV file must be formatted in the following manner. , , . Once the CSV file is imported you can add the other available information in the software such as, Label, Manufacturer ID, Year, Star rating and Jukebox Name.
How do I import Jukebox Create-A-Label 2.x database files?
- From the File menu in the label editor, select Import/Export > Jukebox Create-A-Label v2. Once the JDB file is imported you can add the other available information in the software such as, Label, Manufacturer ID, Year, Star rating and Jukebox Name. If you wish to combine your Jukebox Create-A-Label database files into one (1) master database, follow the steps again. Each import will add the imported database to the end of the new Jukebox Create-A-Label database.
How many records can a Jukebox Create-A-Label database hold?
Currently there is a limit of 32,000 database entries. For most this should appear to be unlimited.
What does the Label Editor Design Window do?
- The Label Editor Design Window allows you to change all aspects of the title strip. You can choose a title strip image, font, font size, font color, font casing & font position.
Can my database contain different title strip images?
- Each entry on the database is independent of the rest. Each entry can have its own title strip title strip image, font, font size, font color, font casing & font position.
Can I add other title strip images?
- You can add any image you have on your computer. Simply right click on any image in the Label Style tab of the Design Pane, click Add. This will allow you to select any image file from your computer. The image will be copied into the title strip directory so if the image is ever edited you have the original image intact.
How can I edit my title strip Image?
- You can edit all title strip images regardless of whether the images are pre-loaded or user loaded. Simply right click on the image in the Label Style tab of the Design Pane, click Edit. This will open the image in the default image editor on your computer.
I only use a few fonts to make my title strips. Can I discard other fonts?
- From the font tab in the design pane, right-click on any font. Click exclude. This can be reversed from the settings window. Edit > Settings. Excluded Items Tab.
What is a preset and how do I use it?
- A preset will allow you to define a title strip image, font, font size, font color, font casing & font position. Once all of your favorite modifications have come together, select the preset tab of the design pane. Click the Add Preset Button. Your preset is saved. You can now modify existing entries with your preset. This will allow you to give your title strips a new look with the click of a button.
The title strips are a bit too small/large for my jukebox. Can I change the size?
Changing the actual size of the title strip is easy. Select the Size tab from the design pane. You can use the +/- buttons to increase the physical size of the title strip. Don’t forget to adjust the font position.
Can I see all of the changes I am making to the title strip before I print it?
- In the label editor all of the changes which are made are rendered in real time on the title strip preview image.
Is there any way to store a completed and formatted title strip, so that it can be recalled and re-used?
- You can store your formatting and design options to a label preset. To save a new Style Preset: - Select your desired formatting (image/font/size/spacing/quotes). - Select the Presets Tab. - Choose Add Preset. - Give your design preset a name, and press OK.
Q: Is there any way to store a completed and formatted title strip, so that it can be recalled and re-used?
A: You can store your formatting and design options to a label preset.
To save a new Style Preset:
- Select your desired formatting (image/font/size/spacing/quotes).
- Select the Presets Tab.
- Choose Add Preset.
- Give your design preset a name, and press OK.
To apply your saved Style Preset:
- Choose your preset from the list
- Choose the Apply button to apply the Style Preset
Q: I cannot see how to get 2 lines of track data for the A-side and B-side in your software, and if I put both tracks on the one line, I lose an awful lot of information.
A: There is a work around you can use to display 2 lines of text. Hint: Use this work around with the design preset option to create a 2 lined preset.
- Use the Label and ID fields to add a second line of text the label. Use to position buttons to adjust the layout to obtain desired look.
- Save this design as a Style Preset. When you want to create a label with 2 lines of text, choose this label as a starting point for the design.