4 4 4 4 4 Character size display indicator
This indicator shows the size of the character where the cursor is currently
located. When a size error occurs, the label printer automatically adjusts the
character size to fit the tape you are using. The character size indicator be-
comes highlighted (
) when it is all right to start printing.
The characters size indicator value is replaced with dashes (--pt) when printing
is impossible because there is no tape cartridge loaded or there are too many
5 5 5 5 5 Block number
This value appears when there are 2-16 blocks in the text. It shows the se-
quential number of the block where the cursor is currently located (page E-
The block number changes to dashes (--) when there is no tape cartridge loaded.
6 6 6 6 6 Format
This indicator shows how many lines of text have been input. See page E-40 for
important information about how various format conditions are indicated.
7 7 7 7 7 Tape length
This value shows the length of the tape that will be printed. See page E-40 for
important information about how various tape length conditions are indicated.
You can use SET UP to select either inches or centimeters as the measurement
8 8 8 8 8 Character position marks
These marks show where characters will appear as you input them.
9 9 9 9 9 Cursor
The cursor shows the next input position. Any character you input appears at
the point where the cursor is located.
0 0 0 0 0 Return symbol
The return symbol indicates a newline operation.See page E-13 for important
information about inputting newlines.
q q q q q Character style indicators
These indicators point to the character style that is assigned to the character
where the cursor is currently located. You can select between normal, bold,
outline, shadow, raised, and italic. Use of italic in combination with another char-
acter style (italic-bold, italic-outline, italic-shadow, italic-raised) is indicated by
w w w w w Vertical printing indicator
This indicator appears when the label printer is set up for vertical printing. Nor-
mal (horizontal) printing is performed when this indicator is not shown.
e e e e e Mirror image printing indicator
This indicator appears when the label printer is set up for mirror image printing.
Normal (non-mirror image) printing is performed when this indicator is not shown.
r r r r r Manual feed indicator
This indicator appears when you are using manual feed instead of auto feed.
Auto feed is in effect when this indicator is not on the display.
Important! After you finish printing when using manual feed, be sure to
always press FUNCTION and then IMAGE (CUT). This feeds the tape and
then cuts it. See "Tape Cutting" on page E-30 for details.
t t t t t Up/Down scroll indicators
indicator means there is more data running off the top of the screen,
indicates more data below. Scroll the screen to view the data that does
Block mark ( )
Block marks inside of text define where one block ends and another block starts,
and where there is a format change.
Text appears on the screen in an image that reflects the effects assigned to it.
Character size marks
The print size of each character is indicated by print marks such as " ".
Basic Alpha-Numeric Input
The following operation shows you the basic procedures for inputting letters
and numbers. We will explain the procedure by inputting the following charac-
ters using the default initial power-on screen.
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