Label Mix HomePage  Symbol Object

A Symbol object can be a special character transformed from a particular font character or an item from a predefined list. Label Mix comes with a collection of common symbols used in product labeling.  Symbol object can be linked to a database so the data is pulled from a database field.
Label's Symbol Object
symbols from fonts

predifined sysmpol
symbol from collection

Using the Object Properties Inspector, Symbol can be formatted: font face, size, color,  alignment, transparency etc. Other Symbol object properties that can be modified are:
Top Coordinate x from object insertion point
Left Coordinate y from text object insertion 
Color Text font color.  Click on the Color bar to change.
Print Check (mark, tick) the box if you want to print the content of the object in the final label design printout. 
Background Fills the background of the object with selected color. Transparent property must be unchecked for the background color property to take effect. By default, the background color is white. Click on the Color bar to change to necessary color.
Transparent Must be unchecked to make the object's background color affective.
FieldName Symbol can be linked to a database so the text is pulled from a database field.
FieldName property is the name of the field from database table, we want to bind the Symbol object to. Database must be checked (tick, mark) in order to use FieldName and the field must be boolean, for the symbol to be drawn, otherwise it is not effective. 
Database Check (tick, mark) in order to link the Symbol object to a database table
Font height Height of text font
Font Name of Symbol font face. Font can be selected from the drop-down list.  
Symbol Click the icon to activate Symbol editor, to assign the character or select the symbol from predefined list (collection). See symbol editor
Bold To draw text with bold font. 
Angle Angle of inclination. Can be selected from drop-down list of values: 0, 90, 180 and 270 degrees.
Show Border Check to draw a frame around the Symbol. See border property
Border Color Color used to draw the border. Uncheck the Transparent property, the border will be filled with the selected background color. 
Border Radius To draw the border with rounded corners, indicate a value greater than zero.
Pen Width Thickness of the line used for the border.
Padding X Horizontal separation applied to the left and right of the object border.
Padding Y Vertical separation applied above and below the object border.
Symbol Editor
Each font has its list of symbol characters. In Label Mix you can access over 2 million character symbols. To scroll the list, use the spineditor at the right-bottom of the Character tab:
- Select a character: a table of the characters from the font used.
- If necessary, use spin editor to scroll available symbols. You can enter a number scroll using the up-down buttons.
Characters to Symbols converter

- Predefined symbols. Select a symbol from a pre-defined collection of 20. Product Labelling Symbol collections