Changes between Version 31 and Version 32 of StaffClientprinting


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Jan 22, 2020, 1:09:02 PM (2 years ago)
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    11= Printing labels on a Dymo !LabelWriter printer =
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    3 Assuming you are using 30347 labels (1" x 1.5") in a Dymo !LabelWriter printer, you can set things up using the J.N. Desmarais spine label template.
     3Assuming you are using 30347 labels (1" x 1.5") in a Dymo !LabelWriter printer, you can set up label printing using the J.N. Desmarais spine label templates.
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    5 == Using browser-based printing ==
     5There are two different ways of printing labels in Conifer:
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    7 Setting up browser-based printing consists of the following steps (one time per browser / workstation, thankfully):
     7* Web-based printing is easier to set up and works on any operating system, but cannot fit as many lines on each label and requires additional work every time you print a label.
     8* Hatch-based printing requires you to install a client program (only available on Windows and Linux), and a browser extension (only working on Chrome at the moment), but can fit 7 lines to a single 30347 label with a 14pt font, requires no additional work to print each label, and can print multiple labels at once.
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     10== Importing the J.N. Desmarais spine label templates ==
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     12As of 2020-01-22, the J.N. Desmarais template file defines two spine label templates: "30347 - basic" and "30347 - Hatch".
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     14To import the J.N. Desmarais spine label templates to your workstation:
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    9161. Download the template file from https://drive.google.com/open?id=1rwYkH9UohpfGh1DRqvMLvm2yol_OX01p
     
    12191. Select the template file you downloaded. A status message will pop up on the lower right saying that you have successfully imported the template. However, the new template will not yet be listed in the **Templates** drop-down menu.
    13201. Close the **Print spine labels** window.
    14 1. Re-open the **Print spine labels** window from **Show -> Print Spine Labels** on an item **Actions** menu
    15 1. From the **Templates** drop-down menu, select **Spiny**. Click **Apply**.
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     23== Using browser-based printing ==
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     25Setting up browser-based printing consists of the following steps (one time per browser / workstation, thankfully):
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     271. Open the **Print spine labels** window from **Show -> Print Spine Labels** on an item **Actions** menu
     281. From the **Templates** drop-down menu, select **30347 - basic**. Click **Apply**.
    16291. Press Print. The print dialogue will open.
    17301. Chrome defaults to its own print dialogue, in which you must:
     
    5568Setting up Hatch-based printing consists of the following steps:
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     701. Import the latest version of the J.N. Desmarais label templates, as was previously described.
    57711. Download and install the latest version of the Hatch installer from http://evergreen-ils.org/egdownloads/ (as of 2020-16-16, that is Hatch 0.3.2). Windows and/or security software might complain that it does not recognize the Hatch installer; you will have to override the warnings by (for example) clicking "More information" in the Windows warning dialogue.
    58721. In Chrome, add the [https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/hatch-native-messenger/ppooibdipmklfichpmkcgplfgdplgahl Hatch Native Messenger] browser extension.
     
    6680  1. Click '''Apply Changes'''
    67811. Enable Hatch printing. Open '''Administration''' -> '''Workstation''' -> '''!Print/Storage Service ("Hatch")''' and check '''Use Hatch For Printing'''
     821. Open the **Print spine labels** window from **Show -> Print Spine Labels** on an item **Actions** menu
     831. From the **Templates** drop-down menu, select **30347 - Hatch**. Click **Apply**.
     841. Close the **Print spine labels** window.
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    6987The first time you print using Hatch during a given session, there will be a delay after you send the print job. However, subsequent print requests should be processed almost immediately.