About gLabels ...

gLabels is a 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 is free software and is distributed under the terms of the GNU General Public License (GPL).

Recent News ...

10 November 2014
Release 3.2.1 (Stable)

Changes/fixes since 3.2.0 include

  • Fixed "new label dialog" crash introduced with Gtk 3.14
  • Fixed text box layout problems with center and right alignment
  • Updated UI translations:
    • Andika Triwidada (id)
    • Daniel Mustieles (es)
    • Dimitris Spingos (el)
    • Jiri Grönroos (fi)
    • Lasse Liehu (fi)
    • Marek Černocký (cs)
    • Mario Blättermann (de)
    • Martin Srebotnjak (sl)
    • Matej Urbančič (sl)
    • Rūdolfs Mazurs (lv)
    • Мирослав Николић (sr) (sr@latin)
  • Updated Doc translations:
    • Daniel Mustieles (es)
    • Dimitris Spingos (el)
    • Marek Černocký (cs)
    • Piotr Drąg (fr)

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28 October 2013
Release 3.2.0 (Stable)

Changes/fixes since 3.0.1 include

  • Fixed bug causing object editor to remain active after object deleted.
  • Embed text directly to printstream rather than outline
  • Added workaround for pango kerning bug: pango-cairo bug #700592.
  • Fixed many gtk+ deprecations.
  • Documentation updates.
  • Fixed desktop file validation problems.
  • Added appdata file.
  • Updated to work with evolution-data-server API breakage.
  • New templates and fixes
17 September 2012
Release 3.0.1 (Stable)

Changes/fixes since 3.0.0 include

  • Fixed bug causing extra pages to be printed when doing a document merge
  • Fixed font scaling problems when doing a document merge
  • Added missing dependencies to libglabels and libglbarcode pkg-config files
  • Fixed invalid gsettings schema file
  • Fixed incorrect clip region for rectangular labels
  • Numerous new templates and fixes
  • Updated and new translations:
    • Japanese (Takeshi AIHANA, Jiro Matsuzawa)
    • German (Mario Blättermann)
    • Spanish (Daniel Mustieles, Jorge González)
    • Serbian (Мирослав Николић)
    • Finnish (Jiri Grönroos)
    • British English (Bruce Cowan)
    • French (Claud Paroz, Bruno Brouard)
    • Norwegian bokmål (Kjartan Maraas)
    • Indonesian (Andika Triwidada)
    • Greek (Efstathios Iosifidis, Konstantinos Chortis)
    • Slovenian (Andrej Žnidaršič, Matej Urbančič, Martin Srebotnjak)
    • Czech (Marek Černocký)
    • Russian (Александр Прокудин, Yuri Myasoedov)
    • Esperanto (Kristjan SCHMIDT)
    • Arabic (Hatim Ali)
16 May 2011
Release 3.0.0 (Stable)

It's finally here, version 3.0.

Changes/fixes since 2.2.8 include

  • Migrated to GNOME 3 platform
    • Ported to Gtk3
    • Ported from gconf to gsettings
  • Updated manual and ported to Mallard
  • Added text merge backend that uses semicolon delimeters
  • Improve appearance of shadows of boxes and ellipses
  • Added shadow property of image objects
  • Added native support for SVG images
  • Added full-featured barcode backend for libzint (Sam Lown, Robin Stuart)
  • Refactoring of barcode subsystem
    • Moved core barcode support to its own library (libglbarcode)
    • Added onecode backend to libglbarcode
    • Resurrected built-in Code39 backend and added to libglbarcode (from way back in glabels 0.1.x)
    • Allow selection of barcode backend from UI
  • Added Undo/Redo capability
  • New wizard based "New Label" dialog
  • Can now manage user created templates from within glabels
  • Now uses "XDG Base Directory Specification" to locate user templates
  • New "Insert Field" button
  • Allow pasting of images and text from other apps as new objects
  • Fixed focus problems which prevented proper copy and paste operation within the text editor
  • CSV merge backend can now harvest 1st line of CSV file for field names
  • New font selection widget
  • New color selection widget
  • Support parallel installation with older versions of glabels
  • Updated license to GPL3+
  • New logo and theme friendly icons
  • Added support for elliptical templates
  • Added many new templates
  • Updated translations:
    • Czech (Marek Černocký)
    • Danish (Joe Hansen)
    • Dutch (Mario Blättermann, Hannie Dumoleyn)
    • French (Claude Paroz, Bruno Brouard, Gérard Baylard)
    • German (Mario Blättermann)
    • Japanese (Takayuki KUSANO, Takayoshi OKANO)
    • Spanish (Daniel Mustieles)
    • Slovenian (Andrej Žnidaršič)
    • Catalan (Valencian) (David Planella)
    • Swedish (Daniel Nylander)
    • Brazilian Portuguese (Michel Recondo, Henrique P. Machado, Antonio Fernandes C. Neto)
19 April 2010
Release 2.2.8 (Stable)

Packagers: please update to this version as soon as possible. This release fixes a crash that makes glabels completely unusable on the latest distributions which use Gnome 2.30 (GLib 2.24.0 in particular).

Changes/fixes since 2.2.7 include

  • Fix crash caused by new g_new macros in glib-2.24.0
  • Removed extra padding in "New label" dialog
  • New Norwegian bokmål translation (Kjartan Maraas)
  • New Portuguese translation (Filipe Roque)
  • Updated Japanese translation (Takeshi AIHANA)
  • Updated Spanish translation (Jorge González)
  • Updated Fresh translation (Bruno Brouard)
  • Updated German translation (Mario Blättermann)
  • Updated Slovenian translation (Andrej Žnidaršič)
  • Updated Czech translation (Marek Černocký)
  • New templates

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