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Formatting Your Canvas

Maestro Label Designer makes it easy to design the perfect label. Here are instructions for utilizing some additional features you may find helpful during the design process. Learn how to rotate your canvas, add a background color, show the ruler, and add a grid with the following steps.

How to Rotate Your Canvas

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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 Color

Note: Your background color 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.

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Hover over "View" in the blue navigation bar and click the circle beside "Background Color."
View Menu
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Select a color by switching between the "Color Palette" and "Color Gradient" tabs of the pop-up, using your mouse to select a color from your design, or by typing a hex code into the black box beside the pound sign.
Maestrol Label Designer Color Palette

How to Display A Ruler

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Hover over "View" in the blue navigation bar.
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Click the toggle beside "Ruler" under the "Display Settings" category. A ruler will appear along the margins of your canvas.
Ruler Option

How to Display A Grid

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Hover over "View" in the blue navigation bar.
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Click the toggle beside "Grid" under the "Display Settings" category. A grid will appear across your canvas.
Note: This feature is only viewable on-screen, it will not print.
Grid Option

For additional help formatting your canvas, please call our customer service team at 1-888-575-2235.