Casio Disc Title Printer Ver.3.03 Printer User's Guide PDF

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Summary of Content for Casio Disc Title Printer Ver.3.03 Printer User's Guide PDF

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Useful Text Input Functions ... 30 Saving Label Data ... 31 Opening a Label Data File ... 32 Creating a Data Index File ... 33 Configuring Layout Settings ... 34

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Configuring Advanced Settings ... 59 To configure advanced print settings ... 59 Registering and Deleting a Phrase Memory Entry ... 59 To configure advanced layout settings ... 60

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This Users Guide explains operation of the DISC TITLE PRINTER application, which is designed to run under Windows XP, 2000 Professional, Me, 98SE or 98 (referred to in this manual collectively as Windows)... Note that this Users Guide does not contain information about using Windows, and assumes that you are already familiar with the following standard Windows operations...

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This section takes you through the basic label creation and printing process, using a music CD label as an example...

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You can also import track names from Windows MediaTM Player, iTunes, or Easy CD Creator, or you can import CD- Text from a CD (page 23)... Screen shots shown in this manual are based on Windows

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Digital Image Discs You can import recording dates and image descriptions from your PC and print them on the label... You can also type in information manually (pages 18 and 28)...

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A collection of preset templates lets you produce great looking labels with minimum effort...

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A Free Design Template gives you almost total freedom for laying out text and images to create exactly the look you want (Free Design page 44)...

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Note You can also start up the application by clicking the Windows Start button and then All Programs... Next, point to CASIO, and then click DISC TITLE PRINTER... Note that the location of the application may be different on your computer, depending on what you specified when you installed it...

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Important! The warning message Printing string is overflow appears when the text data you input does not fit inside the print area... See Configuring Text Layout Settings (page 35) and Configuring Font Settings (page 37) for information about adjustments you can make to help the text fit...

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Note See page 35 for details about changing the text layout pattern...

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10... Click ... This displays a dialog box for making font settings...

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We recommend that you use this product for printing on blank, unrecorded media... Printing on media that already had data recorded on it may cause the data to become corrupted...

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If you are unable to remove the disc from the printer due to printer malfunction, click the Eject button on the Main Window (page 21) and then remove the disc... If your computer is frozen up, restart it and then click the Eject button... If you are still unable to remove the disc after performing the above operations, perform the following steps to remove the disc from the printer... Normally, you should not use the following procedure to release the print head... Use this procedure only when the print head fails to release normally due to malfunction...

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When printing in two locations on the same disc, be sure to use the positioning guide to position the disc for the second printing... Adjust the angle of the disc so the second printing is aligned correctly with the first printing...

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Important! You cannot quit the application while a print operation is in progress... Wait until printing is finished before you quit...

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A selection of content-specific preset label formats makes label creation as easy as selecting the right format and filling in the blanks... The following proce- dure shows how to do this, using the music label template as an example...

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If you want to create your own original layout, select the Free Text or Free Design template... See Creating an Original Label Layout on page 44 for more information...

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The Assistant feature provides you with step-by-step guidance for creating labels and performing other operations... Clicking the button on the main window displays the Assistant screen... The Assistant screen does not appear while the Free Text or Free Design label template is displayed...

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Create a new label (page 18) Open an existing label data Save label data you are currently working on Import CD-Text, Windows Media Player, iTunes, Easy CD Creator data for a music label, or file names and folder names for a data or digital image label Import All import data sources (CD-Text, Windows Media Player track data, iTunes, Easy CD Creator project list, folder name, file name) are included on the Import menu of the Free Text template and Free Design template... Output a list of file names on a printer (page 33)

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y Eject Button Opens the disc tray... This button performs the same operations as the button on the front of the printer... With the CW-E60 does not have a disc tray, you can use the Eject button in the following cases... If you are unable to remove the disc from the printer due to printer

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You can import CD-Text data or track and incorporate it into the music label template... CD-Text data or track data can be created using Windows Media Player, iTunes or Easy CD Creator data... In the case of a data label template and digital image label template, you can import file names and folder names... Importing text data eliminates the need to type it in manually...

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3 Artist Name This is the name of the artist as specified in the CD-Text... To change the text displayed for the artist name, click the Artist Name box and then click the Artist Name (8)...

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multimedia files that are on your computer or the Internet... DISC TITLE PRINTER application lets you import play lists created using Windows Media Player... This capability is supported for data created using Windows Media Player 7... 0 or higher...

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files that are on your computer or the Internet... DISC TITLE PRINTER application lets you import play lists created using iTunes... This capability is supported for data created using iTunes 6... 0... 4 or higher...

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PRINTER application supports project lists created using Easy CD Creator for incorporation into a music label... This capability is supported for data created using Easy CD Creator 4... 0 and 5... 0...

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Importing File and Folder Name for a Data Label or Digital Image Label Use the following procedures to import a folder name and file names for data label or digital image label...

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5... After checking to make sure that the folder name and file name are specified correctly, click OK... After import is complete, the folder name or file name appears in the label input box and the preview image...

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q User Shows a list of preset phrases registered by you... Clicking a phrase inserts it at the current cursor position... See page 59 for information about registering preset phrases...

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Save: This button appears if this is the first time you are saving the label data... Clicking this button saves the data, assigning the title name as the file name... If the label data you are editing has already been saved, this button name changes to Overwrite... Clicking Overwrite replaces the existing data with the version you are editing on your PC screen...

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3... Select the name of the file you want to open, and then click Open... The data in the file is displayed in the label input box and the label preview image...

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For a disc that contains so much data that it cannot fit on a label, you can use the following procedure to create a data index file that you can print out on a computer printer...

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You can control the appearance of your labels using the printing pattern and text layout panels, and the Font and Image buttons... Any changes you make to a label are immediately reflected in the label preview image...

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3... Click the Label 1 and Label 2 down arrow buttons and select the setting you want for each of the label areas, and then click OK... This causes the print pattern panel and the label preview image to change in accordance with the settings you configured...

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3... Configure the settings you want for each item, and then click OK... This causes the text layout panel and the label preview image to change in accordance with the text layout you selected...

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2... Select a tab and then make the settings you want... The tabs that appear on the above dialog box depend on the type of label template you are using...

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Important! You can input text for up to six text input areas in a single label... Note that the number of lines you can input is affected by the font size you select... If you specify a 2-line font size for the title font and artist name, when creating a music CD label, for example, you will be able to input only two lines of song title text...

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Important! To input an image into a label, you need to select print pattern 6 or pattern 7 (page 34), or a setting that is marked with on the Advanced Print Pattern Settings dialog box (page 35)...

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6... Locate the mouse pointer at one of the corners of the area you want to select for capture... Holding down the left mouse button, drag the pointer to the corner that is diagonally opposite the one you started from...

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Controlling the Aspect Ratio of an Image Perform the following steps to specify whether the aspect ratio should be maintained when the image is resized, and to specify the position of the image...

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About color images... When you insert a color image, it is automatically converted to a monochrome image... The colors of the image are expressed as different shades of gray...

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Difference between Pattern and Error Diffusion Dithering With both dithering methods and dark colors are printed blacker, while light colors are a lighter shade of gray... Compared with Pattern dithering, Error Diffusion takes longer, but the printout looks better...

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Free Text and Free Design Common Characteristics The following characteristics are common to both the Free Text label template and the Free Design label template... CD-Text, Windows Media Player, iTunes, and Easy CD Creator track name data, as well as file names and folder names can be imported into labels... Font and font size settings are configured using toolbar buttons... The Text Layout panel appears dimmed, which means it is not available...

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8 Work Area Size Button Clicking these buttons changes the size of the work area as described below... ONE: Clicking this button displays the top label area only in the work area... ALL: Clicking this button expands the work area so it displays both top

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centers... Right Aligns the selected fields on their right sides... Top Aligns the selected fields on their tops... Center Vertically Aligns the selected fields on their vertical

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3... On the toolbar, click the down arrow button, and then select the font size you want from the list that appears... Your font size selection is reflected in the work area and the preview

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This displays the Advanced Free Text Settings dialog box... 2... Specify the orientation for the images in the upper label area and the lower label area, and then click OK...

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The shape of the mouse pointer changes when it is located near a field boundary... If the text field has a white background and the cursor flashing inside it (for text input and editing), click the boundary of the field again...

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1 Indicates the number of fields that can still be inserted... A label can contain up to 40 fields total... The Group and Ungroup buttons appear dimmed and unavailable when there are 40 fields in a label...

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to insert, and then click OK... This inserts the image in the center of the print area... If the selected image is larger than the work area, it is resized to fit while

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Shift + Drag This resizes the field while maintaining its aspect ratio... The field is enlarged or reduced with the corner that is diagonally opposite from the one you are dragging fixed...

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What is alignment? The DISC TITLE PRINTER application lets you align multiple fields vertically or horizontally in relation to a reference field that you specify...

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Note You can also select and deselect fields using Shift + click... To deselect all of the currently selected fields, simply click anywhere

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Maintain aspect ratio When this check box is selected, the field is resized while maintaining the relative ratio between its vertical and horizontal dimensions... When this checkbox is cleared, a field can be resized by changing the horizontal or vertical dimension only...

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This section describes various useful functions you can access on the shortcut menu that appears when you right-click on the Free Text label template or Free Design label template...

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t Properties Displays a dialog box that shows the properties of the selected field... You can also configure position and size settings on the properties dialog box...

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Registering and Deleting a Phrase Memory Entry You can register frequently used terms and phrases for instant recall whenever you need them... See Useful Text Input Functions on pages 30 and 57 for information about using phrase...

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Select the check box next to Show advanced print pattern settings only if you want the Advanced Print Pattern Settings (page 35) dialog box to appear when you click the ... The Select Print Pattern dialog box appears when this check box is cleared... Select the check box next to Show advanced text layout settings only if you want the Advanced Text Layout Settings dialog box (page 36) to appear when you click the ... The Select Text Layout dialog box appears when this check box is cleared...

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You can also obtain assistance by accessing the CASIO Website... While your computer is connected to the Internet, click and then click CASIO Website... This will take you to the CASIO Website where you will find the latest news and other information about CASIO or USB peripheral products...

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Consult this troubleshooting guide whenever you start to have problems with the application... If you cannot find the solution of your problem here, check the CW-E60 Users Guide...

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If you see a question mark (?) or exclamation point (!) next to CW-E60 Device, disconnect the USB cable from your computer, and re-install this DISC TITLE PRINTER application and the USB driver... After re-installing, reconnect the USB cable...

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The printer is turned off or it is not connected to the computer... Check to make sure that the printer model specified by the print settings is correctly connected to the computer... After correcting the problem, try printing again...

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