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Printing from Microsoft Office Applications

Microsoft Office provides users with two different methods of altering Print settings.

  1. Click File from the tab bar at the top of the window and click Print once your document is ready for printing

  2. Select the printer you wish to use under the Printer list. In this tutorial, a self-serve laser printer is selected.

    Print Screen on Microsoft Word. The Printer section is highlighted. Lab Monochrome Printer is ready for use.

    Fig. 1 - List of Available Printers

  3. Select settings that best suit your objectives. Duplex (double-sided) printing is the default.

    • To print single-sided, select Print One Sided.
    • To print double-sided (duplex), select Print on Both Sides, Flip pages on long edge.

    Print Screen on Microsoft Word. Under Settings, list of printer settings are shown. "Print One Sided" and "Print on Both Sides" are highlighted.

    Fig. 2 – Print Settings Options

  4. Click Print to send the document to the selected printer.

    Print Button

    Fig. 3 - Print Button

PDF fileMethod One of Altering Print Settings

  1. Click File from the tab bar at the top of the window and click Print once your document is ready for printing.

  2. Select the printer you wish to use under the Printer list. In this tutorial, a self-serve laser printer is selected.

  3. Click Printer Properties.

    Print Screen on Microsoft Word. Under the Printer Section, the "Printer Properties" Link is highlighted

    Fig. 4 - Printer Properties Link

  4. From the Printing Preferences window, select your preferred 2-sided printing method of printing.

    • To print single-sided, select Print on one side only.
    • To print double-sided (duplex), select Print on both sides and Long edge.

    Note: This dialog box will look the same for all other printers that support duplex and single-sided printing.

    Printing Preferences window. "Print on Both Sides (Duplex)" is highlighted. From the drop-down list, "Use printer setting" is selected.

    Fig. 5 - Printing Preferences

  5. Click OK to close the printing preferences window.

  6. Click Print to send the document to the selected printer.

    Print Button

    Fig. 6 - Print Button

PDF fileMethod Two of Altering Print Settings

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