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Using Affinity Publisher to design variable ID cards

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Variable data printing software The variable data printing software we use is called Affinity publisher. Affinity Publisher is a much more affordable option than Adobe InDesign. You can design artwork of any plastic card you want. Including: Business Loyalty Gift Membership I will show you how to use the data merge tool to merge your database (google sheets) to your artwork created in Affinity Publisher. This is an easy platform. Please follow along to ensure that you create your design properly. Please send this through to us as a pdf in 300DPI so that we can print your cards correctly. For...

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How to design a card for free

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Business card design software free download The business card design software is known as Inkscape. Inkscape software is a free designing software for templates. This software is free and easy to use to design your cards artwork. You can design: Membership cards Business cards Loyalty cards Gift cards Designing the back and the front of your cards. NB: Please send this to us: Download artwork as an SVG file so that we can match the variable data to your artwork design. Attach your database as a CSV file when you email us your artwork. Attach your photo album when sending through...

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How to create a database

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In this video, we will explain database design. We will show you how to create a database for Variable Data Printing. Variable data printing is also known as VDP. VDP is a form of mass printing. Allowing you to print multiple cards with many variables on your cards. Great for: Membership cards Business cards Loyalty cards Gift cards Database I am using Google Sheets. This is freely available to everyone so long as you have a google account. This is important when you are printing multiple cards with variable data on them. Please follow along to see how to properly create...

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