glabels-3 [OPTIONS] [label-filename...]

glabels-3-batch [OPTIONS] [label-filename...]


glabels-3 is a lightweight program for creating labels and business cards for the GNOME desktop environment. It is designed to work with various laser/ink-jet peel-off label and business card sheets that you'll find at most office supply stores. glabels-3 is pre-configured with templates for many of these products. It also provides an interactive template designer for creating new templates according to user specifications.

For full documentation see the gLabels online help.

glabels-3-batch is a command line utility to print labels previously prepared with glabels-3.


-?, --help

Display a summary of available command-line options.


Display a short usage summary.

-v, --version

Print program version information.

Options specific to glabels-batch

-o filename, --output=filename

Set output filename to filename. (default="")

-i filename, --input=filename

Set name of file with data to be merged to filename. Typically this is a .csv file containing values to be printed on the labels.

-s n, --sheets=n

Set number of sheets to n. (default=1)

-c n, --copies=n

Set number of copies to n. (default=1)

-f n, --first=n

Set label on first sheet to start printing from to n. (default=1)

-l, --outline

Print outlines around labels. This is useful for testing printer alignment or printing proof sheets.

-C, --cropmarks

Print crop marks. Helpful for cutting up sheets.

-r, --reverse

Print mirror image of labels. This is useful for clear labels intended to be seen from the back through glass.


The $HOME/.config/libglabels/templates directory contains all user-defined templates.

RELATED TO glabels-3…

The gLabels homepage at <>.


Jim Evins <[email protected]>