Please Note: This article is written for users of the following Microsoft Word versions: 2007, 2010, 2013, and 2016. 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 Only Selected Pages.
by Allen Wyatt
(last updated April 23, 2020)
Word gives you complete control over how it prints your document. You can either print the entire document or you can print a portion of it. To print only selected pages, follow these steps:
Figure 1. The print options.
When you specify page numbers, Word allows you quite a bit of flexibility. The following are some general guidelines for specifying page numbers:
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