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Personalize Your Business Card

You can customize and create your own business cards on Letter (or “A4" in some countries) size paper: 8 cards or 10 cards per sheet.

Customize Your Business Card

You can customize the text and design, and create your own business card. You can also create the back design if you want.

Enter Your Information

To enter your information into a text box, click the text box and the “Edit text" button or double-click the text box. If you want to add a new text box, click the "Add text box" button on the left panel of the Text page. (Refer to FAQ topic “How can I add new text to my project?")

You can change the text box size, font style and font size. Please see "Manage Your Text" for the details.

Change Position and Size – Unlock Item

The position and the size of all items on the business card canvas are locked as an initial setting. You can change the size of your selected items such as text area, clip art and photo frame by unlocking them first. (When the locked item is selected, it will be highlighted by a black and white dotted line.)

To unlock the position of a textbox or graphic, click the "Move textbox" button or the "Lock" button in the top right toolbar.

Change Position and Size – Unlock Item

You can change the position and the size of your selection by dragging the arrows on the corners of the selection box. You can also rotate the selection by using the "Rotate" buttons at the top.

Create Back Design

As a design option, you can create a back design if you want.

Click the “Add back (Optional)" button at the right bottom of the canvas to add a back page. The four of design options will appear. Choose one and click the “Add page". The canvas for a back page will be displayed with the chosen design.

If you want to change the design, please click the “Remove" to remove the page first, then click the “Add back (Optional)" to choose the design again.

Create Back Design

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Configure Print/Save Settings

You can configure the print and save settings, and preview the template. When you click the "Print" or the "Save" button, you'll see the "Print/Save Settings" dialog.

Configure Print/Save Settings

Brother recommends the test printing before printing on any special paper.

Layouts

Layouts

You can select 8 cards or 10 cards printed per Letter size page (A4 size paper in some countries). Single card size is formatted as 2" x 3 1/2" (54 x 89 mm in case of A4). If you want borderless (edge-to-edge) printing of your cards, please select the 8 cards per page layout.

Once you choose either, the default value of Margin and Spacing between cards will be automatically set.

Margin

You can adjust the margin (Top and Left of paper).

Spacing between Cards

You can adjust the horizontal and vertical spacing between cards.

Options

Show crop marks:

If you want to show the crop marks for each card on the printout/PDF file, please check this checkbox.

Show borders:

If you want to show the borders for each card on the printout/PDF file, please check this checkbox.

If you're using perforated business card paper, do not check the "Show borders" checkbox.

Preview

You can preview your project according to the settings in this dialog.

Once you are satisfied with the settings, click the “Continue to Print or Save" to print or save your cards. It is highly recommended that you print a test page on plain paper before using special paper.


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