setting up tables of columns

Asked by Mary Ellen Lunt on 2013-10-17

How do I set up labels for clear address labels?

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Thomas Kr├╝ger (thkrueger) said : #1

Your question is a bit short, but I guess you are trying to print label with gedit.
gedit itself is a simple text editor with the focus on manipulating pure text without format.
It's a good tool for programmers but not so useful for office work.

If you want to do formatting you should use an other program. There is the LibreOffice Writer which is a full featured text processing system. It should be installed by default.
Also there is gLabels a program made specially for the task of printing labels. It can be installed via the Software Center.
You can also check this tutorial video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=97q6SEu0LtQ

Details please. Ubuntu release is useful too. What are you wanting to achieve and what have you tried?

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