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How To Add & Edit Text In Your Label Design

Published 11/12/2019  •  Updated 01/21/2022
Add and edit text on your label design within Maestro Label Designer

Add text to your label to convey your brand or product's message. Change, design, move, align, and arrange it at any time using the steps below.

How to Add Text to Your Design

  1. Launch Maestro Label Designer and sign in.

  2. Open a new or existing label template.

  3. Click "Text" in the vertical toolbar to the left of your label.

  4. Click "+ Add Textbox to Design" to add a new textbox to your canvas.

    The text tab
  5. Begin typing your desired content (the placeholder "Add your text here..." copy should be highlighted and ready to overwrite).

    A new textbox with placeholder text selected
  6. Follow the steps below for instructions on editing and moving your text or learn how to arrange objects on your label.

How to Edit Text in Your Design

  1. Launch Maestro Label Designer and sign in.

  2. With your design open, click on the textbox you would like to edit.

  3. To modify the content, double click and begin typing. To adjust the formatting, use the options in the "Object Properties" panel on the top menu bar.

    The text tab with added text

How to Work With Text Orientation

  1. With the textbox you wish to edit selected, click "Text" in the vertical toolbar to the left of your label, or the "Text Properties" dropdown menu in the top menu bar.

  2. Under the "Text Orientation" section, select the orientation you want.

    The text tab with with text orientation selected
  3. Use the crop handles on the textbox to adjust the orientation by clicking and dragging.

Note: To edit text that has its text orientation adjusted, click the "Text" tab in the vertical toolbar on the left. Alternatively, you can select the textbox, then click on the "Edit Text" hyperlink on the bottom right corner of the textbox.

The text tab with with text orientation selected


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