You can use the Label Report feature to create a detailed description of the structures and previews of your label templates.

In the Label Report, you can see detailed information about your selected label templates. You can generate label reports on the single label template, group of label templates, all your label templates in the selected folder, or on the specific revision of the label files.

Label Report contains:

  • Meta-data (name, author, description, printer data)

  • Workflow step log (date, user, data, comment)

  • Structural information (list of label objects and variables with their contents)

  • Label preview


    Variable values show on label preview only if you provide Initial value data on your label design. If there is no initial value, question mark signs show on the label preview.


You can use Label Report information to build a label catalog (a list of all labels you use in your environment). This helps you to keep track of the number of label templates, their structures, and their intended usage. Before creating a new label template, you can verify your label catalog if a similar label already exists. You can use the existing label template as a master template for your new label.

You can download your label structures in JSON or XML format.

Generating Label Report

You can get your label report:

  • On your selected label file(s). You can select one or more label files by right-clicking on them and select Label Report. Label report opens.

  • In your folder. Select your folder, then right-click it and select Label Report. Label report will be generated for all label files in this folder and subfolders.

  • For a specific revision of your label file. Select your label file and go to the Revisions tab. Click the Full revision history.


    The Revision history window opens. Select your revision(s), then click the Label Report button.



Control Center generates label previews using the installed printer on your Control Center server. If the printer does not exist, Control Center uses a virtual printer instead.


If a stored label has Prevent font replacement option enabled, label preview becomes unavailable in case of missing fonts. See Desktop Designer User Guide for details.