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Introduction

WISK integrates with the DYMO LabelWriter 450 to print labels of your inventory item barcodes.

When counting certain items in your venue, it may be easier or more practical to print the item’s barcode and affix it somewhere (a shelf, bin, etc) instead of scanning the physical item.

The printed barcode is based on the item’s unique WISK ID, so even items that don’t normally have barcodes can still be printed (produce, certain wines, etc).

You can then scan this barcode during inventory instead of having to search for the item or scroll through your item list to find it. Depending on the size of your venue, this can save a lot of time.

Note: If you just want to print a PDF of your item barcodes and not use the label printer, please see:

**This feature is currently in beta. The steps may change and additional functionality may be added as development continues**

Setting up the DYMO LabelWriter 450

Download & Install Software/Drivers

Before plugging the DYMO LabelWriter 450 into your computer, download the drivers for your operating system from the DYMO website.

Note: The format of the DYMO website may vary depending on your country. We have included an example of both the United States and Canada to show where to download the software.

Mac

United States

  1. Go to https://www.dymo.com/en_US/labelwriter-450.html

  2. Scroll down to “Downloads”

  3. Click the download for your version of Mac iOS

    The required Mac software download is highlighted.
  4. After downloading, follow the installation instructions

Canada

  1. Go to https://www.dymo.com/en_CA/labelwriter-450.html

  2. Click “Support”

  3. Select “DYMO Label Software”

    The required Mac software download is highlighted.
  4. After downloading, follow the installation instructions

Note: If your Mac has an M1 processor, you may be prompted to modify your security settings to install the DYMO software.

Windows

For Windows, the drivers on the DYMO LabelWriter 450 product page are older and incompatible with WISK. To get the most up-to-date version of the DYMO Labelwriter drivers:

  1. Go to https://www.dymo.com/support?cfid=user-guide

  2. Click "The Latest Software & Drivers for all LabelWriters"

  3. Click "Download" under Windows. The version should be 1.4.2 or higher.

  4. After downloading, follow the installation instructions

Connecting DYMO Labelwriter 450 to Your Computer

After you’ve downloaded the and installed the software / drivers:

  1. Plug the DYMO Labelwriter 450 into a power outlet

  2. Plug one end of the provided USB cable into the printer, and the other into your computer

  3. The DYMO Labelwriter 450 is now connected to your computer

Select Model, Software Version and Label Size

With the software installed, and the label printer connected to your computer, the last step is to configure it on the WISK Web Portal.

  1. Place your cursor over your user name on the bottom left of the screen and click "Venue Settings"

    An arrow points to the
  2. Scroll down to "Barcode printer config" and click "Edit"

    The

  3. Click the "Barcode printer" drop-down menu and select a supported model

    An arrow points to the Barcode printer drop-down menu.

  4. Click the "Printer Software" drop-down menu and select the software you installed earlier

    The

    Note: If at a later time you switch the Printer Software, refresh your browser before attempting to print.

  5. Click the "Label size" drop-down menu and select the size that is in your printer. The size displays in both mm and inches.

    The
  6. Click "Save"

    All of the settings have been selected and an arrow points to the
  7. Your choices are saved, and the set up is complete

    The selected settings now appear under

Printing Barcode Labels

To print a barcode label:

  1. On the “Items” page of the WISK Web Portal, place your cursor over an item and click the “Edit” button

    An arrow points to the
  2. Click “Actions” then “Print Barcode”

    Note: "Print Barcode" only appears if the printer has been set up successfully. If you need to change the label size, click "Barcode printer config".

  3. A label prints for the selected item. The barcode on the label is the item’s unique WISK ID. Peel and place in your venue

    The output of the label printer. The barcode is based on the item's unique WISK ID.

Scanning a Barcode Label

After printing the label(s), you can scan the barcode in the mobile app to call up the item:

The printed barcode label is scanned, and the item appears in the app.

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