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How to Preview and Print a Writer 2013 Document

Print Preview mode

To enter the print preview mode, click the icon print document at the left top corner of the screen to open the Application menu and select the Print Preview option. This will take you to the print preview mode and you can adjust the preview effect in the Print Preview tab shown as below:

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Figure 1 The Print Preview tab

Switch pages in the Print Preview mode

It is possible to preview the document in one page or two pages in the print preview mode. To switch pages you can choose any of the following options:

1. Click the One Page and Two Pages icon in the Print Preview tab.

2. Click the mouse to switch between one page and two pages. When the cursor is in the print document shape, click it and the document will be displayed in one page. When the cursor is in theprint document shape, click it and the document will be displayed in two pages.

Change the display proportion in the Print Preview mode

To change the display proportion in the print preview mode, first you need to enter the mode. Place the cursor in the page and click the Zoom drop-down list. Then you can change the display proportion by choosing your preferred size shown as below:

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Figure 2 The Zoom drop-down list

Tips: Click the Close icon at the end of the Print Preview tab to close the Print Preview mode.

Print the Document

Step 1 If you need to print the document, click the icon print document at the left top corner of the screen to open the Application menu and select the Print option. The Print dialogue box will open and show as below:

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Figure 3 The Print dialogue box

Step 2 In the Printer section, you can set the name of the printer, and check the printer status and type among other things. In the Name drop-down list, choose the printer you want to use.

Step 3 Click the Properties button, open the dialogue box, and set the paper source and other relevant options.

Step 4 When finished, click the OK button to return to the Print dialogue box. Click the OK button again to complete the operation.