Disk Label Presets

These preferences help to adjust label settings for the KillDisk system globally. Labels may be formatted for any printer, page or label type (device) using KillDisk highly customizable labels' features.

Label preset

Displays and let you select a default Label Preset or create a new one. Add New Label Preset button allows you to create a custom label preset with your own specifications. Delete button deletes the selected label preset

Label title

Allows you to set a title to be printed (in bold) at the top of the labels. It can be company name, batch name or any other descriptors you may consider useful to identify the operation. Static text can be typed in or any dynamic attributes (tags) can be inserted at current cursor's position. Click Insert Name Tag button to insert predefined tag from the drop-down list

Label Area

Label's content for the preset. Static text can be typed in or any dynamic attributes (tags) can be inserted at current cursor's position. Click Insert Name Tag button to insert predefined tag from the drop-down list. Click Clear Pattern button to empty all label's area

Label Attributes

You can use RTF formatting and set Word Wrapping behavior using related check boxes

Add signature line
Toggling this "ON" places a line at the bottom of the label for the technician to sign off on upon completion of the wipe
Add certificate logo
Includes the logo used in the certificate as a label's watermark background

Label preview

Displays a preview of one label with the current input settings. Refreshes when any adjustments are made to the settings.

Barcode options

Selecting Append barcode check-box will print QR Code or Barcode on the label to be able to be scanned thereafter for third party inventory database

Barcode data
String including essential erase parameters to be encoded and transformed to QR Code or Barcode. Static text can be typed in or any dynamic attributes (tags) can be inserted at current cursor's position. Click Insert Name Tag button to insert predefined tag from the drop-down list
Preview
Displays a preview of encoded string with the current input settings. Refreshes when any adjustments are made to the settings.
Format
List of supported QR Code and Barcode formats. Currently supported: Aztec 2D barcode, Code 39 1D, Code 93 1D, Code 128 1D, QR Code. Note that different types of Barcodes can accept different size of encoded string
Encoding
If barcode string contains symbols other than English letters, you can specify encoding (code page) for the particular language
Error correction level
The lower the error correction level, the less dense the QR code image is, which improves minimum printing size. The higher the error correction level, the more damage it can sustain before it becomes unreadable
Size, mm
Size in millimeters for the Barcode/QR Code to be printed on the label
Note:

Barcodes and QR Codes embedded to Disk Labels are available in KillDisk Industrial only.

Print options

Define options for label printing including special label printers (Brother QL-700 etc.):

Default printer
Define printer to be used exclusively to print labels from the list of installed printers
Print output adjustments
The print output adjustments section of the dialogue allows you to vertically or horizontally displace the position measured in specific print units to adjust to different printers

Print test label command will let you print Disk Label sample to verify your settings and selected layout attributes.

Disk Label Templates

Disk Label Templates tab defines set of predefined label templates for usage with different scenarios.

The print label dialog gives you an access to a number of predefined standard templates and to any custom templates you may create. These templates may be easily selected without opening any additional dialogs. The details of the selected template are displayed below the selection box. If your specific labels differ from any of the templates available the button allows you to create a custom template with your own specifications. Additionally, the button allows you to modify an existing template and the button deletes the selected template.

Print Start Position

The Print Start Position section of the dialogue allows you to select what label on the page is the one to start from. The labels won't always start from the 1x1 position, so you can adjust this setting accordingly

Creating a new template

Upon clicking the button the following Template Editor window appears. Descriptions of the Template Editor options are listed below.

Figure 1: Create a New Disk Label Template
Template Title
Here you may create a custom title for your template. This is the name to refer this template when selecting it in the Print Label dialog
Page
Here you can specify the dimensions of the page used to print the labels. This may be selected from the list of standard sizes or defined using exact measurements
Page margins
Page margins are defined for the top, bottom, left and right sides of the page
Label Layout
These settings define how the labels appear on the page. You may define the spacing in between labels on the page and the dimensions of the label grid. Once you've enter the proper measurements KillDisk will take care of the formatting
Size units
The units of measurement may vary between millimeters, inches, pixels and points. If a value in entered in one measurement and the unit size is changed the appropriate conversion will take place