This guide shows you how to create and design labels within Google Docs, using the add-on called Labelmaker. Start by watching an overview of Labelmaker or read our step-by-step instructions:
Open a new Google Docs and leave it blank. We will use that document to create and print labels.
In Google Docs, click on the "Extensions" menu (previously named "Add-ons"), then select "Create & Print Labels". If you don't have the add-on yet, make sure to install it first. After the installation, reload your document by closing it and reopening it.
Within Labelmaker modal, click on "Select a template", then look at the available templates in the list. Over 5000+ labels are available as of writing, within multiple categories including "Avery US Letter", "Avery A4", "Avery Zweckform", "Sheetlabels.com", "OnlineLabels.com" and "Herma".
In the content field, add your labels content. If you have linked a mailing list, you can add merge fields using double-arrows. For example add the address with <<address>> and the city with <<city>>.
Click on "Create labels" and the document will be updated. To print it, close the modal first.
Now that your document is filled, use Google Docs built-in formatting, such as bold or vertical alignement. Once it looks good, click on "File" > "Print". In the print dialogue, make sure to set the margin to none and the scale to 100%. Depending on the format of the labels product, you might need to adapt the size of the page. For example, Avery US Letter 5160 requires the size to be "Letter".
Print quality labels in a couple of clicks right from Google Docs.
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