Dymo Label Software Version 8.2.2

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May 1, 2010 - 6:47:40 AM


DYMO Label v.8.2.2 Read Me — 1 May 2010
This document contains important information that is not included in any other DYMO Label documentation. It highlights changes in system requirements, new features, and known problems. Please read this document carefully!

NEW IN THIS RELEASE
This release includes:
•    Support for LabelWriter SE450 printers
•    Support for Microsoft Office 2010

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
Operating System Support
•    Windows XP SP2 or later Windows Vista (32-bit or 64-bit)
•    Windows 7 (32-bit or 64-bit)
DYMO File (optional, Available in the US Only)
DYMO File is only available for Windows XP 32-bit or Windows Vista 32-bit.

INSTALLATION

Install Software First
If you plug in the printer before running the installer on Windows Vista, the Windows XP version of the printer may be installed. If this happens, you must delete this printer and then run the installer again.

Connecting to Shared Printers on Windows Vista

If you want to connect to a shared network printer, use the Windows Vista Add Printer Wizard in the Printer control panel to connect to the shared printer.

Administrator Rights

You must install DYMO Label software from a user account with Administrator rights. However, you can use the software while logged in to an account with Limited rights.

DYMO File Disk Space Requirement (US Only)

DYMO File software requires a minimum of 200 MB of available disk space.
COMPATIBILITY Printer Support

DYMO Label v.8 supports the following printer models:

LabelWriter 450
LabelWriter 450 Turbo
LabelWriter 450 Twin Turbo
LabelWriter 450 Duo
LabelWriter 4XL
LabelWriter SE450
LabelWriter 400
LabelWriter 400 Turbo
LabelWriter Duo
LabelWriter Twin Turbo
LabelWriter 310 (models 90966, 93029 & 93034 ONLY)
LabelWriter 315 (model 90975 ONLY)
LabelWriter 320 (models 90892, 93031 & 93036 ONLY)
LabelWriter 330 (model 90891 & 93037 USB ONLY)
LabelWriter 330 Turbo (models 90884, 93033 & 93038, USB ONLY)
LabelManager PCII LabelManager 450
LabelManager 450D
LabelPoint 350
Earlier LabelWriter printer models are NOT supported by this version of DYMO Label software.

Add-in Support
DYMO Label v.8 includes add-ins for:
•    Microsoft Office XP, 2003, and 2007 - Word, Excel, and Outlook
•    QuickBooks 2007, 2008, and 2009 (US Only)
•    ACT! 2007, 2008, and 2009 (US Only)

FOR DYMO LABEL SOFTWARE VERSION 7 USERS

Compatibility between DYMO Label Software Version 7 and DYMO Label v.8
You can install DYMO Label v.8 if you have Version 7 installed. You can use both versions simultaneously with no problems. The following changes are made during the DYMO Label v.8 installation:
•    Microsoft Office, QuickBooks, and ACT! Add-Ins for Version 7 are uninstalled and replaced with the DYMO Label v.8 Add-Ins.
•    Version 7 printer drivers are updated to the DYMO Label v.8 drivers.

Importing DYMO Label Software Version 7 Settings
DYMO Label v.8 has a First Run wizard that can import your Version 7 preferences and Address Book. Your Label File Folder settings are imported as a part of this process. When you open label files in DYMO Label version 8, the File Open dialog box points to your default Version 7 label files folder.
DYMO Label Software Version 7 Label File Compatibility
DYMO Label v.8 can import Version 7 (.lwl) labels. DYMO Label v.8 cannot open Version 7 tape label (.D1L) files.

KNOWN ISSUES

I
nstalling the QuickBooks 2009 Add-in on Windows Vista 32-bit (US Only)
After installing DYMO Label software, you must log in as Administrator and run QuickBooks at least once for the Add-in button to appear in the toolbar. You can then run QuickBooks in normal mode and the add- in button will be visible.

Printing a Large Job on a Slower Computer
If you are using a Pentium 4 or slower computer and white streaks appear in barcodes when printing a large batch of labels, do one of the following:
•    Set your print spooler to spool the entire job before printing.
•    Turn off print spooling.

UDL Source File in Merge Print from Database
Microsoft OLE DB Provider for ODBC Drivers is not supported for UDL by Merge Print from Database.
See the Microsoft documentation on Universal Data Link (*.UDL) for more information.

Word Add-In Button Remains in Word after DYMO Label Uninstall
In Microsoft Word 2003 and Word XP, when you uninstall DYMO Label v.8, the Add-In button remains in the toolbar even though the Add-In has been removed.

To fix this issue in Word 2003 and XP
1. Right-click on the toolbar.
2. Select Customize.
3. Drag the icon off the toolbar.

To fix this issue for Word 2007
1. Right-click the Add-In button.
2. Select Remove.

Windows Vista 64
On Windows Vista 64, if you run DYMO Label v.8 with elevated privileges, such as Run As Administrator with UAC, enabled you may encounter the following:
•    A Windows Fatal Error message stating that an instance of ‘MainWindow’ cannot be created.
•    A message when you try to print that states “No Printers are Installed”. If you encounter one of these issues, do one of the following:
•    Do not run as Adminstrator.
•    Disable UAC.

For more information on this see Microsoft MSDN forum issue:
http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/forums/en-US/windowssecurity/thread/3f2e63de-3c57-48c6-a734- 1e0bef6f3147/
NOTE: This issue was fixed by Microsoft in Windows Vista 64 Service Pack 2.

CONTACTING DYMO TECHNICAL SUPPORT
For Technical Support, please contact DYMO as follows: URL:    www.dymo.com