Create Date Code Entity

 

To add a Date Code entity to your marking layout you can select Text from the ribbon menu or drag it onto your layout from the Entity Toolbox.

 

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Once you have selected Text a new entity is created and placed in the center of the printing area.

 

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You will then need to edit the Text entity to print a dynamic Date Code. To do this double click the Text entity to open the text editor. You can click the Wild Card shortcuts or type in the proper hot key (ex. %J) for the desired date code format.

 

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As you enter the desired code the preview pane with show the string as it will be printed onto the part.

 

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When you have created the desired Date Code string you can click accept and the Entity will be added to the marking layout.

 

 

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