Please Note: This article is written for users of the following Microsoft Word versions: 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016, 2019, Word in Microsoft 365, and 2021. If you are using an earlier version (Word 2003 or earlier), this tip may not work for you. For a version of this tip written specifically for earlier versions of Word, click here: Printing Summary Information.

Printing Summary Information

Written by Allen Wyatt (last updated September 10, 2022)
This tip applies to Word 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016, 2019, Word in Microsoft 365, and 2021


Word allows you to maintain summary information for your documents along with the properties it automatically maintains. If you want to print this summary information, you can do so quite easily. Follow these steps:

  1. Press Ctrl+P. Word displays the File tab of the ribbon, with the Print option selected at the left.
  2. Click the drop-down list immediately under the Settings label. Word displays a number of things you can choose to print.
  3. Click on Document Properties in Word 2010; in Word 2013 or later versions click Document Info.
  4. Click on Print.

If you are using Word 2007, then you can follow these steps:

  1. Press Ctrl+P. Word displays the Print dialog box.
  2. Using the Print What drop-down list, select Document Properties.
  3. Click on OK.

WordTips is your source for cost-effective Microsoft Word training. (Microsoft Word is the most popular word processing software in the world.) This tip (9862) applies to Microsoft Word 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016, 2019, Word in Microsoft 365, and 2021. You can find a version of this tip for the older menu interface of Word here: Printing Summary Information.

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Allen Wyatt

With more than 50 non-fiction books and numerous magazine articles to his credit, Allen Wyatt is an internationally recognized author. He is president of Sharon Parq Associates, a computer and publishing services company. ...

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