LabelWriter vs. Label Printing
ShopKeep offers two ways to print labels to accommodate all our merchants, find out which you should be using.
DYMO LabelWriter Software
DYMO’s software designed for the LabelWriter series of printers. Use this if:
- You’re using a computer with Mac OSX 10.8 or later, or Windows 7 or later.
- You prefer to print your inventory from a spreadsheet.
- You need to print items with variants.
ShopKeep Label Printing
Check out ShopKeep Label Printing here.
Download Software, Templates, and Inventory
Before printing, you’ll need DYMO’s LabelWriter program, label templates, and a spreadsheet of your BackOffice Inventory.
DYMO LabelWriter Software Downloads
1 Download the LabelWriter version for your computer.
2 Open the file and finish installing LabelWriter.
Label Template Downloads
ShopKeep only supports using LabelWriter to print the DYMO labels listed below. The LabelWriter software does not print 1″ x 1″ labels. Buy your labels and download the appropriate LabelWriter template.
Inventory Spreadsheet Download
LabelWriter works off a spreadsheet of your BackOffice inventory, here’s where to get it.
1 Sign in to your BackOffice.
2 Visit Analytics > Exports > Stock Items
3 Download the .csv spreadsheet to your computer.
With all the files installed and downloaded, you’re ready to open and use DYMO LabelWriter.
1 Open the previously downloaded label template.
The template file will be named similar to: LabelWriter_[SIZE]_Label-Template.label
2 In the top left, choose File > Import Data and Print > New.
3 Choose Next on the Getting Started Wizard.
4 Choose Browse and open your inventory spreadsheet.
The spreadsheet file will be named similar to: storename_stock_items.csv
Printing Your Inventory
With your Inventory spreadsheet imported, map it to match the DYMO label template.
1 Check the box for “Use first row as field names”
2 Drag and drop Store Code (SKU) into the first field on the label.
3 Drag the Price and Name fields onto the template. Enter the name of your business in the 4th box.
4 When finished mapping, press Next in the lower right.
5 Select the labels you want to print and click Print.