How to Zoom in Print Preview in Word 2010

Print Preview is a helpful option in programs like Microsoft Word because the printed version of your document may be the only thing that your audience is seeing. So they won’t be able to see how beautiful it might look on your screen, but rather their entire opining will be based upon how it appears on the page. So if your document has some unusual formatting, or if you are about to print a lot of copies, it’s helpful to get an idea of how it will appear on paper. Print Preview serves this function, and Microsoft Word 2010 even has a zoom function where you can get a closer look at the document.

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Zooming In On a Print Preview in Word 2010

If you are used to Microsoft Word 2003, where there was a dedicated option for Print Preview, then Word 2010 is a little different. There is now a “main” Print screen where you select all of your printing options, and where you also check out the Print Preview.


Step 1: Open your document in Word 2010.


Step 2: Click the File tab at the top-left corner of the window.

click the file tab



Step 3: Click the Print option in the column at the left side of the window.

open the print menu



Step 4: Click the slider at the bottom-right corner of the window, then drag it to the left to zoom out, or drag it to the right to zoom in. You can reset it to the default zoom level by clicking the button to the right of the slider bar.

how to zoom in print preview in word 2010



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