In this article we will go over how to create and print out a visitor badge when checking in a visitor.
Visitor Badge Prerequisites
It is only possible to print a badge once the badge option has been activated on Visitors Settings menu by a supervisor.
The badge option needs to be activated per each category of Visitor and you can personalize the badge template per each category.
Printing a badge for Visitor is only possible via the POST license (computer certificate).
If Badge options are activated, you won’t be able to see that category of visitors on m-Post.
How to Create a Visitor Badge
1. Log in GuardTek portal as an Admin or Supervisor
2. Hover over the Settings module and click Visitor Setup
3. All existing Visitors Category's will display here.
NOTE: If their is no Visitor Categories listed please see the Help Center article Adding a Visitor Category
4. Click the green + icon in the badge column of the Visitor category.
5. On the Edit Badge: page you can edit and modify the badge layout.
Badge Customization Options
Under Badge Settings, you can select from 4 badge size options:
- Custom Size (92 mm x 61 mm)
- A4 (210 mm x 297 mm)
- US Letter (216 mm X 279 mm)
- Business Card (89 mm X 51 mm)
Badge in middle of the page will resize depending on your selection.
Under Badge Settings, click on background color option, to active the color menu and move the dot around the color scheme.
Add Additional Fields
Click and drag & drop fields on the left column into the Visitor Badge Template
« Picture/Logo »: Allows to add a field with an image or Logo
« Free Text »: Allows to add a free text field
« Date »: Allows to a field a date field that is completed automatically with the Visitor check in time
« Numeration »: Allows to number a badge automatically
« Last Name »: Allows to add a last name field
« First Name »: Allows to add a first name field
« Last Name + First Name » : Allows to add a last name & first name field
« Company »: Allows to add a Company name field
The Visitor Information fields are not modifiable as the badge automatically retrieves these fields.
If during the configuration of the badge you added customizable fields these are also configurable in the badge template
Drag and drop field to move position
Modify field parameters
Click within the field itself and it will open that field parameters options. You can chance font name, size, color etc.
« Text »: Allows to modify text (option not available for Visitor Information fields)
« Foreground Color »: Allows to change the text color
« Background Color »: Allows to change the field background color
« Bold » & « Italic »: Allows to edit text to bold or italic
« Font Name »: Allows to edit the text font type
« Font Size »: Allows to edit the text font size
« Height/ Width » & « Left/Top »: Allows to resize the field
Import an image into the badge
Click on the image/logo field that you have drop from left corner to open image parameters and select photo or resize image field.
Please note that an image field is already present by default.
Once you have finished badge customization, please select save.
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