Place Cards – Great Papers




For copy on one side of place cards

• In the FILE menu, select PAGE SETUP

• In the PAGE SETUP window, click the PAPER SIZE tab and under ORIENTATION, select LANDSCAPE. To set all margins to zero, click the MARGINS tab & set all margins to zero. Click OK. A screen will pop up in regards to the margins being outside of the page, click on IGNORE.

• In the FILE menu, select PRINT, OPTIONS change default tray to manual feed.

• Prepare layout.

• Select font type & size. The larger font sizes will center the copy better. Depending on font size & length of copy, adjustments will need to be made.

• First row of three names (copy will be printed in second row)

• Type 1st name 1" from left edge and 3 ½" from top.

• Type 2nd name 1" to the right of the end of the 1st name and 3 ½" from the top.

• Type 3rd name 1" to the right of the end of the 2nd name and 3 ½" from the top.

• Second row of three names (copy will be printed in fourth row)

• Type 1st name in second row, 4" below 1st name in first row)

• Type 2nd name 1" to the right of the end of the 1st name

• Type 3rd name 1" to the right of the end of the 2nd name

• Print the layout using blank paper.

• Place the place card sheet on top of the sheet you just printed to make sure that everything is correct. You might need to make adjustments before you are ready to print on the place cards.

• Once you are satisfied with your layout, you are ready to print on the place cards.

• Check your printer "PROPERTIES" before printing. Your printer must be set to "LANDSCAPE".

• To print on the place card, insert the end of the sheet with no copy into the printer first.

• Start printing! Save this document if you want to print more place cards or you want to print on both sides of the place card.

For copy on both sides of place cards

• Use the same document as above.

• The copy for the top section will be laid out reverse of the bottom copy.

• The 2nd & 4th rows on the template are labeled 1a-6a.

• Place the copy from 1a into 6a, 2a into 5a, 3a into 4a, 5a into 2a and 6a into 1a. Or turn your printed piece upside down & use it as a reference to layout rows 1 and 3. Print the layout, using blank paper.

• Place the place card sheet on top of the sheet you just printed to make sue that everything is correct. You might need to make adjustments depending on the size of the font and the length of the copy before you are ready to print on the place cards.

• Once you are satisfied with your layout, you are ready to print on the place cards. • To print on the place card, insert the end of the sheet with copy into the printer first.

• Start printing! Save this document if you are going to print several place cards.

These are general guidelines; parameters will change depending on what font size you use & length of the copy.