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How to Print a Legal-sized Document on Letter-sized Paper

Have you ever needed to write a legal-sized document in Word 2007 and then wanted to print it on letter-sized paper? Let’s go through the steps on how to do this. First let’s set the document to legal size:

  1. Click on the Page Layout tab on the Ribbon at the top of your screen.
  2. Click on the Size button in the Page Setup group.
  3. Choose Legal from the menu that pops up.

You can now type your document in legal size. Here’s how to print it on legal-sized paper when you’re ready:

  1. Click on the round Office Button on the upper left-hand side of your screen. (It has the Microsoft Office logo on it.)
  2. Click on Print.
  3. Click on Print again in the choices that pop up.a 
  4. In the lower right-hand corner of the box that pops up, next to “Scale to Paper Size,” choose “Letter.”
  5. Click OK in the box to print your document It should show up shrunk to fit on your letter-sized paper.

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3 Responses

  1. Great Tip !! Saved me an hour to go through paper change etc.

    Many Thanks.


  2. thank you for fantastic hint

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