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2011-09-21, 10:24 #1
Word 2010 Keyboard shortcuts for printing
When I need to print the current page, I have always liked to use ctrl-P then alt-E. While ctrl-P works still, alt-E does not. Is there another shortcut I should be using for that function in Word 2010?
Also, in previous versions, opening the Print dialog automatically had the number of copies selected so I could just enter the desired number. This does not happen in Word 2010. Any way to make that happen?
2011-09-21, 12:07 #2
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To get to the number of copies:
Ctrl-P, Alt, P, N
To print only the current page:
Ctrl-P, Alt, P, A, Enter, Alt, P, P
In the above examples, the Alt key is not pressed in combination with others but in sequence.
You can record a macro to do this and assign a keyboard shortcut to the macro.
Sorry to be the bearer of bad news. Yes, they did make it harder for power users.
Last edited by Charles Kenyon; 2011-09-21 at 12:09. Reason: added commas between keystrokesCharles Kyle Kenyon
2011-09-25, 11:16 #3
OK thanks for the help. I'll look into using macros.
2011-09-25, 12:28 #4
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The macro doesn't need to be complicated:
Sub OldPrintDialog() Dialogs(wdDialogFilePrint).Show End Sub