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4.1. Main Screen

The main screen that is displayed when you first run the program is the starting point for all operations in this program.

There are buttons that allow you to perform different options. Here is a list and definition of those options.

File:

Backup/Restore Data - Select this option and you will be presented with two choices.

1. Backup/Save Data Files to Archives. This will make a copy of your current data files associated with this program and store them on your system for retrieval purposes.  

2. Restore Data Files from Archives. This allows you to restore the previously saved files and replace the current ones you have in this system. This is used in case of a major problem, or if you re-installed the system because of some other problem.

Preview - This is used preview the output of an envelope. Useful when loading logo's or images to check the layout.

Additional Print Options - There are several options available here.

1. Batch Printing. This option allows you to select multiple addresses to be printed at one time. This can be useful for Christmas Cards or some other list that you would bulk print envelopes for.

2. Print as Return Envelope.

3. Preview Mailing Address List. This will display how the address list will print out.

4. Print Mailing Address List. This will send the address list to your printer.

5. Preview Mailing Labels. This will show you a preview of the Mailing Label layout.

6. Print Mailing Labels. This will send the labels to be printed to your printer.

Print - This is used print the envelopes. (you can also use the button that is on the main screen)

Edit:

Edit Mailing Addresses F2 - Opens the Address Database screen allowing you to Add, Edit, or Delete mailing addresses.

Edit Return Addresses F4 - Opens the Return Address Options screen allowing you to Add, Edit, Delete and select different options for your return addresses.

Edit Additional Messages - This is where you can add selectable additional messages to be printed on your envelopes.

Zip Codes:

USPS - Zip Codes - This option will take you to the United States Postal Service Zip Code Lookup web site.  You can lookup any zip code here.

Canada - Postal Codes - This option will take you to the Canadian Postal Service Postal Lookup web site.  You can lookup any Postal code here.

Royal Mail - UK - This option will take you to the Royal Mail Postal Code Lookup web site.  You can lookup any Postal Code for the UK here.

Australia - Postal Codes - This option will take you to the Australia Mail Postal Code Lookup web site.  You can lookup any Postal Code for Australia here.

Germany - Postal Codes - This option will take you to the Germany Mail Postal Code Lookup web site.  You can lookup any Postal Code for  Germany here

Switzerland - Postal Codes - This option will take you to the Switzerland Mail Postal Code Lookup web site.  You can lookup any Postal Code for Switzerland here.

Options:

Return Address options - Opens the Return Address options screen allowing you to Add, Edit, Delete and select different options for your return addresses.

Printer Settings/Options - Opens the Printers Screen.  This is where you will select what type of printer you will be using with Star Envelope Printer Pro. You must setup your printer in this screen before printing envelopes.

System Options - Option to ignore Program Setting for #10 Envelopes. Option to Display the Printer Dialog screen when printing envelopes.

Groups - This option allows you to create new groups that can be used during batch printing and the selection process on the Address screen.

Fonts - Options to change the font, font style, size and color of the Return Address, Mailing Address, Attention Field, and Additional Message.

Colors - Here you can change the Background Color, Data Text Color, and Screen Text Color to your liking.

Justify - Set the justification for both the Return Address and The Mailing Address, Left, Center, or Right Justify.

Mailing Address/Attn Case Settings - Choose Normal Case, UPPER CASE, or lower case.

Envelope Types/Sizes - See 3.1 Adding and Editing Envelope Sizes / Settings.

Import/Export Mailing Addresses - If you have a database with addresses already entered into it, you may be able to import the data into this program. You can import the following types of data: Paradox files, DBase files, Text, HTML, Excel, Lotus 123, Quattro Pro, Microsoft Access, and XML files.

Add First Class Message/Stamp - This option will print " First Class " on your envelope.

Add AIRMAIL Stamp - This option will print " AIRMAIL " on your envelope.

Add DO NOT BEND Stamp - This option will print " DO NOT BEND " on your envelope.

Help:

Help - Brings up the help text for Star Envelope Printer Pro.

Star Envelope Printer Home Page - Link to the Star Envelope printer Pro home page.

Check for Upgrades - This will bring up a screen that will allow you to check for upgrades and updates to the Star Envelope Printer Pro software.

Send Feedback - Contact us to let us know what you think about Star Envelope Printer Pro.

About - Version information, Registration information. It will also keep track of how many envelopes you print using Star Envelope printer Pro!

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