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: Automatically Printing an Envelope.
by Allen Wyatt
(last updated August 25, 2016)
You may already know how to create an envelope and add it to your document—for instance, if you are writing a letter and you create the envelope so it is saved in a file with the letter. Word allows you to quickly and easily print an envelope directly to your printer, if you so desire. You do this by following these steps:
Figure 1. The Envelopes tab of the Envelopes and Labels dialog box.
WordTips is your source for cost-effective Microsoft Word training. (Microsoft Word is the most popular word processing software in the world.) This tip (11738) applies to Microsoft Word 2007 and 2010. You can find a version of this tip for the older menu interface of Word here: Automatically Printing an Envelope.
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