by Allen Wyatt
(last updated October 20, 2015)
Becki notes that in Word 2003 she could click on Print Preview mode and actually be able to edit while in that mode. When she upgraded to Word 2007, it no longer seemed that she could actually do any editing in Print Preview mode.
Actually, you can edit in Print Preview mode in Word 2007, just as you did in Word 2003. The only difference is that in Word 2007 you have to be careful when you do the editing. If you click on the Magnifier button, then clicking on the document zooms in and out, enlarging or reducing the apparent size of the document. With the Magnifier button selected, you cannot do editing.
To edit, turn the Magnifier off. This makes the mouse behave as normal, allowing you to click within the document and make edits as you previously did.
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