5

I like to add a "from" line at the mailing label so we can use cheaper blank envelopes and am looking for the location and filename of the stylesheet of the labels. If I do it in Administer - Localization - Address Settings the font for the sender is to big.

Like:

consigner/sender | xystreet 12 | zip town


recipient Name

Street

ZIP town

I have checked documentation but could only found how to add physical formats so far. Thank you for your tipps!

SECOND is there a way to define a start position, having a sheet that is patially used? e.g. start at label 5 or start at row2, label 2

  • 1
    Please only include a single question in each question. That restriction in StackExchange is what makes it possible to accurately vote on which answers are good. – Joe Murray Jan 2 '17 at 20:37
4

My solution for Question 1:

I create labels with the recipients in CiviCRM and save it. Than i create a label-sheet with the same format in libre-office only with the "from"-line and safe it as pdf. then i use "pdf chain" (for linux) to merge this two files together. in "pdf chain" it called "backround/stamp". so it "stamps the "from"-pdf as often as needed in to the pdf from CiviCRM.

  • Very helpful. Obviously different variants for different environments. I produced the background pdf in Word and the used Adobe Acrobat to add it to the pdf from CiviCRM. Very easy. – Mick Kahn Feb 4 at 17:36
1

As an alternative to pdfchain, this can easily be done using pdftk:

pdftk MailingLabels_CiviCRM.pdf multistamp pdfstamp.pdf output out.pdf

The only thing you need, is a pdf file (maybe created using LibreOffice) that can be used as the "stamp" for the whole page of mailing labels.

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.