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glabels - Label and business card creation program for GNOME


glabels-3 [OPTIONS] [label-filename...]

glabels-3-batch [OPTIONS] [label-filename...]


glabels-3 is a lightweight program for creating labels and business cards for the GNOME desktop environment. It is designed to work with various laser/ink-jet peel-off label and business card sheets that you'll find at most office supply stores. glabels-3 is pre-configured with templates for many of these products. It also provides an interactive template designer for creating new templates according to user specifications.

For full documentation see the gLabels online help.

glabels-3-batch is a command line utility to print labels previously prepared with glabels-3.


-?, --help
Display a summary of available command-line options.
Display a short usage summary.
Print program version information.

Options specific to glabels-batch

Set output filename to filename. (default="")
Set name of file with data to be merged to filename. Typically this is a .csv file containing values to be printed on the labels.
Set number of sheets to n. (default=1)
Set number of copies to n. (default=1)
Set label on first sheet to start printing from to n. (default=1)
Print outlines around labels. This is useful for testing printer alignment or printing proof sheets.
Print crop marks. Helpful for cutting up sheets.
Print mirror image of labels. This is useful for clear labels intended to be seen from the back through glass.


The $HOME/.config/libglabels/templates directory contains all user-defined templates.


The gLabels homepage at <>.


Jim Evins <>

June 28, 2004