Create a sheet of nametags or address labels

Create and print a page of different labels

  1. Go to Mailings > Labels.

  2. Select the label type and size in Options.

    If you don’t see your product number, select New Label and configure a custom label.

  3. Select New Document.

  4. Word opens a new document that contains a table with dimensions that match the label product.

  5. If gridlines are not displayed, go to Layout > View Gridlines to turn gridlines on.

  6. Type the information you want in each label.

  7. Go to File > Print and select the Print button.

    You can save the document for future use.

Create and print a page of different labels

  1. Go to Mailings > Labels.

  2. Leave the Address box blank.

  3. Select the label type and size in Options.

    If you don’t see your product number, select New Label and configure a custom label.

  4. Select Full page of the same label.

  5. Select New Document.

    Word opens a new document that contains a table with dimensions that match that label product.

  6. If gridlines aren't displayed, go to Layout > View Gridlines to turn gridlines on.

  7. Type the text that you want in each label, and make any color or formatting changes using the options on the Home and Page Layout tabs.

  8. Save or print the labels like any other document in Word.

Create and print a page of different labels

  1. Go to Mailings > Labels.

  2. Select Options.

  3. Select the type of printer you're using.

  4. Select your label brand in Label products.

  5. Select the label type in Product number.

    If you don’t see your product number, select New Label and configure a custom label.

  6. Select OK.

  7. Select OK in the Labels dialog box.

    Word opens a new document that contains a table with dimensions that match that label product.

  8. Type the information you want in each label.

    If gridlines are not displayed, go to Layout > View Gridlines to turn gridlines on.

  9. Go to Print > File, and then select Print.

  10. Save the document for future use.

Word for the web doesn't support directly creating labels. However you can create labels from a template. For label templates, select More templates when you create a new document in Word for the web.

You can also go to templates.office.com, and search for label.

  1. Select a label template and open in Word for the web. 

  2. For a sheet of identical labels, fill out one label, and then copy/paste for the rest.

Tip: Print your labels to a sheet of paper before loading labels into the printer to make sure the text aligns with the labels.

See also

To create a page of the same labels, see Create and print labels

To create a page of labels with graphics, see Add graphics to labels

To print one label on a partially used sheet, see Print one label on a partially used sheet

To create labels with a mailing list, see Print labels for your mailing list

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