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How To Format Your Label Canvas

Rotating your canvas, adding a background colour, and more in Maestro Label Designer

Maestro Label Designer makes it easy to design the perfect label. Here are instructions for rotating your canvas, adding a background colour, and enabling the on-screen ruler/grid.

How to Rotate Your Canvas

  1. Launch Maestro Label Designer and sign in.

  2. With your label template open, hover over "View" in the blue navigation bar, then click the toggle under "Rotate Label View."

    Note: This feature is only viewable on-screen. It will not affect the way you load your label sheets into the printer or the orientation of your designs during printing.

    View Menu

How to Add A Background Colour

Note: Your background colour will not extend past the border of your label on-screen, but Maestro Label Designer will automatically extend it to your bleed-line during printing. Learn more about bleeds in Maestro Label Designer.

  1. Launch Maestro Label Designer and sign in.

  2. With your label template open, hover over "View" in the blue navigation bar and click the circle beside "Background Colour."

    View Menu
  3. Select a colour. You can switch between the "Colour Palette" and "Colour Gradient" tabs of the pop-up, use your mouse to select a colour from your design, or type a hex code into the black box beside the pound sign.

    Maestrol Label Designer Colour Palette

How to Display The Ruler Or Grid

  1. Launch Maestro Label Designer and sign in.

  2. With your label template open, hover over "View" in the blue navigation bar.

  3. Click the toggle beside "Ruler" or "Grid" under the "Display Settings" category.

    Ruler
    Grid
    Drag



For additional help formatting your canvas, please call our customer service team at 0203 051 9664.