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How do I print and use course of fire specific barcode labels?

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Course of fire specific barcode labels are small "return address" size labels that are printed from within Orion. These labels contain information about a specific shooter, the position, and series. By affixing the label to an Orion target, Orion will automatically assign the target to the correct shooter when the target is scanned and loaded. Barcode labels may be used for both targets and scorecards.

Course of fire specific barcode labels are primarily intended for competitions, and may be used with any rulebook or target. Orion will print one label for each target the shooter will fire within the competition. For example, in a 3x20, Orion will print 6 labels for each competition, one each for prone-one, prone-two, standing-one, standing-two, kneeling-one, and kneeling-two. The correct size labels may be ordered here.

Creating course of fire specific barcode labels for a shooter.

  • Inside of Orion, click on the 'Match Competitors' tab.
  • Each shooter that needs barcode labels will require a unique and numeric competitor number.
  • Select the shooter by clicking on the far left column (the column to the left of Last Name). The entire row will turn blue once selected.
  • Right click and select 'Print Labels.' Depending on the course of fire and rulebook, there may be separate options for printing labels for multi-bull targets or single bull targets, as well as printing labels for the qualification or final stages.

Creating course of fire specific barcode labels for an entire team.

  • Inside of Orion, click on the 'Match Teams' tab.
  • Select the team to print labels for by clicking on the far left column (the column to the left of Team Name). The entire row will turn blue once selected.
  • Right click and select 'Print Labels.' Depending on the course of fire and rulebook, there may be separate options for printing labels for multi-bull targets or single bull targets, as well as printing labels for the qualification or final stages.

Setting up the match to use course of fire specific barcode labels.

All rulebooks and courses of fire may be used; however, it is important to correctly select the number of expected shots per aiming bull from within Match Properties. This will determine the number of labels that are printed for each shooter.

  • Open Match Properties by going to 'Match' and then 'Match Properties.'
  • Click on the 'Course of Fire' tab.
  • Select the appropriate Target Type.
  • Select the correct number of shots per aiming bull.
  • Click 'Save.'

Using course of fire specific barcode labels on a target.

  • Apply one barcode label on each target. Placing it over the Competitor Number box in the upper right corner.
  • The position and series bubble may be left blank.

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