Printing Word Documents
Like other applications in the Office 2004 suite, Word offers a plethora of print options. The following step list covers the ones that you are most likely to use.
To print a Word document
- Open the Word document that you want to print.
- Optional: To print only part of the current document, select that text.
- Choose File > Print (
The Print dialog box appears (Figure 3.36), open to the Copies & Pages section.
Figure 3.36 Set options for the current print job in the Print dialog box.
- Select a connected printer from the Printer drop-down list.
- Specify the number of copies and range of pages to print.
The Selection option for Pages is only available if you preselected part of the document in Step 2.
- Optional: To alter Page Setup options (paper size, orientation, and paper feed method), click the Page Setup button.
To set Word-specific options, choose Microsoft Word from the drop-down menu. In the Microsoft Word section of the dialog box (Figure 3.37), choose an option from the Print What drop-down menu. If you're doing two-sided printing, you can also elect to print just the odd or even pages. Choose Copies & Pages from the drop-down menu to return to the main Print dialog box screen.
Figure 3.37 Set Word-specific options, such as printing a document showing changes, in the Microsoft Word section of the Print dialog box.
- Turn the printer on, and then click the Print button.
The print job is routed to the selected printer.
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