Please Note: This article is written for users of the following Microsoft Word versions: 2007 and 2010. 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 an Outline.

Printing an Outline

by Allen Wyatt
(last updated November 19, 2014)

If you are using Outline view, Word will print only the heading levels you have chosen to display. This means you can print an outline for your document easily and quickly. To print a single copy of your outline, follow these steps:

  1. Make sure your outline shows all the headings you want displayed.
  2. Make sure each heading is formatted in the appropriate manner.
  3. Print your document as you normally would. (A good way is to just press Ctrl+P.)

WordTips is your source for cost-effective Microsoft Word training. (Microsoft Word is the most popular word processing software in the world.) This tip (10806) applies to Microsoft Word 2007 and 2010. You can find a version of this tip for the older menu interface of Word here: Printing an Outline.

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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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