Predefined vendor check layouts

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The application includes a number of predefined layouts for your vendor checks. This topic gives a brief description of each check layout and provides the option to view an example of each layout so that you can see which ones are appropriate for your purposes.

See also: Predefined check layouts, overview

To view the sample layouts on your screen, be sure to maximize the browser.


  • The check layouts are designed to match check styles that are available from Forms CS.
  • Any of the layouts can be modified using the Layout Designer.
  • All check layout names indicate where the check falls in relation to the stub(s). "Top Check" indicates that the check prints first and the stub(s) follow. "Middle Check" indicates a stub-check-stub configuration.
  • All check layouts other than the 040L, 111L, 164L, 800L, and 811L include the MICR line variable, which enables you to print MICR information on the check stock. You will need to use MICR toner in your printer to enable your bank to read the MICR information.

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Layouts for blank stock

Click the layout names to preview the check layouts.

Top check placement

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Middle check placement

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Layouts for preprinted stock

Click the layout names to preview the check layouts.

Middle check placement

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