Printing barcode labels with DYMO printers

OvDx supports DYMO barcode printers via the Dymo Label Software and SDK

To get started, install the SDK. Then use the DYMO Label Software to create one or more label templates. The following are support placeholders which can be used in a DYMO printer template:

  • TEXT, BARCODE, BARCODE-TOP
    • Will be replaced with the container/requisition barcode
  • BARCODE-SHORT, BARCODE-SHORT-TOP
    • Will be replaced with a shortened version of the container barcode
    • P00000034567 becomes 034567
  • SAMPLE-STATE-LABEL, SAMPLE-STATE-LABEL-TOP
    • Will be replaced with the sample state label for Tube container
  • SAMPLE-IDENTIFIER, SAMPLE-IDENTIFIER-TOP
    • Will be replaced with the sample identifier for Tube container
  • PATIENT-NAME, PATIENT-NAME-TOP
    • Will be replaced with the patient name for Tube container
  • PATIENT-DOB, PATIENT-DOB-TOP
    • Will be replaced with the patient date of birth for Tube container
  • ADAPTER-SET, ADAPTER-SET-TOP
    • Will be replaced with the specified Adapter Set for Tube container
  • ADAPTER-WELL, ADAPTER-WELL-TOP
    • Will be replaced with the specified Adapter Well for Tube container
  • DATE, DATE-TOP
    • Will be replaced with the container creation date


Once you’re happy with your template, email it to support@ovation.io and we’ll get it loaded into your organization. 

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