Data entry

The following data fields have been added to user profiles:

  • Employee Title

  • Employee ID

  • Department

  • Department ID

  • Company Name

  • Middle Name

Currently, data for the following badge fields can be added:

  • Manually within the user’s profile

  • Imported via CSV

  • Imported via SCIM

    • Make sure that your AD client is sending the following to the SCIM connector

Printing

Both Access Managers and Access Admins may print badges.

  1. Print a badge by either:

    1. Navigating to the user’s profile and selecting print badge located under the user’s profile picture

    2. Bulk selecting users from the access users list and selecting print badges in the top menu

  2. The badge preview will appear

  3. Verify that the badges look appropriate and click print. You can edit the text in any name field, by selecting it and entering new text.

Manage templates

Access Admins may manage and edit templates. Templates can be found by navigating to Admin > Access Control > Badge Templates. Access Admins can also edit, duplicate and delete templates. Templates can be customized in the following ways:

  1. Orient the badge in landscape or portrait

  2. Drag and drop employee profile elements onto the badge

  3. Resize, align, layer, and rotate elements

  4. Add custom text fields

  5. Upload a company logo

  6. Include a barcode with either employee id or department id encoded

  7. Customize font color, size, alignment, and weight

  8. Include a color bar to distinguish different types of employees and select a color to go with that selection

  9. The elements on the badge will auto-resize based off which elements are included on the badge

Setting up your printer

  1. The Verkada Badge Printing solution is printer agnostic. This means that our software is compatible with all badge printers. Please ensure that the badge printer driver is correctly installed on your computer and that your browser is able to recognize it.

  2. Once the printer is installed on your computer you should see it appear as a printer option in your browser.

  3. If you do not have a printer yet, we recommend the following:

Printing a single badge

  1. Navigate to the user’s profile

  2. Click Print Card under their user profile

  3. The badge preview and editor will appear

  4. Make any updates to the template as necessary

    1. If any selected data fields are missing a warning will appear

  5. Select print

  6. The browser print preview window will appear

    1. Ensure that the appropriate badge printer is selected

    2. Ensure that the paper size is the same dimensions as your badges and that your margins are set to 0.

  7. Click print and the badge will print to the paired printer

Bulk badge printing

  1. Navigate to the access users list

  2. Bulk select the users you would like to print badges for and select print badges in the top bar

  3. The badge preview and editor will appear

  4. Make any updates to the template as necessary

    1. These changes will apply to all users selected

  5. Select print

    1. If any selected data fields are missing a warning will appear

  6. The browser print preview window will appear

    1. Ensure that the appropriate badge printer is selected

    2. Ensure that the paper size is the same dimensions as your badges

  7. Click print and the badge will print to the paired printer

  8. Inline edits don’t persist but will need to be re-entered every time a badge is printed for that user.

  9. For double-sided printing, please ensure that you have configured your printer to support double sided printing. Instructions for this can be found in your printer manual.

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