Quick Start: Print a document in Word Starter

Before you print a document, it's a good idea to preview it to make sure that it looks the way you want. When you preview a document in Word Starter, it opens in the Microsoft Office Backstage view. In this view, you can change some page setup options before you print.


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Preview the document

  1. Click File, and then click Print.

    Keyboard shortcut  You can also press CTRL+P.

    Note: The preview window displays black and white, regardless of whether your document includes color, unless you are using a printer that can print color.

  2. To preview the next and previous pages, at the bottom of the Print Preview window, click Next Page and Previous Page.

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Set printing options

Do one or more of the following:

  • To change the printer, click the drop-down box under Printer, and select the printer that you want.

  • To make page setup changes, including changing page orientation, paper size, and page margins, select the options that you want under Settings.

  • To fit more than one page of your document on a single printed page, under Settings, click the option that you want in the scale options drop-down box.

    Note: If you want to see what your document will look like when it's printed on paper that is a different size from what is in your printer, click Scale to paper size, and then click a different paper size. For example, you can print your document on 8.5 by 11 inch paper, scaled as it would be for printing on A4 paper.

    Print settings

  • Print all or part of the document. Under Settings, select an option to print only the page currently in the preview, the entire document, or a specific range of pages, such as 2-5.

    Print settings

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Click Print.

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Next steps

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