How to Print Double-sided Documents in Microsoft Word?

Is there anyone who knows how to print double-sided documents in microsoft word. I am facing some issues while trying to print it double sided. Help me.

  •   Mick
  • lay  1  Ans
  • lay  1 year ago
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Print Double-sided Documents in Microsoft Word:

It has become easier to create documents using Microsoft Word. The great thing is that you can print these documents instantly. Now, a user can print a document on both sides of the paper. This is a great initiative taken by the printer companies as it can help us save paper using the duplex printing feature. 

A lot of printers nowadays have a duplex printing feature. You can easily set your printer to duplex printing and then it will automatically print on both sides of the paper. 

Advantages of Duplex Printing

Duplex printing has many great advantages. Some of these advantages are mentioned below. 

  • It saves you time while printing the document. If you like to print in bulk, then setting automatic duplex printing will reduce your printing time. 
  • It also helps you save paper. Rather than printing on one side of the paper, you should use both sides of the paper and minimize the number of paper that you require for printing. 
  • It also helps you conserve energy. If you reduce your printing time to half, then your energy consumption will reduce by 50%. 
  • Printed documents take up very less space. It won't occupy a lot of space in your file cabinet to folder. 

How can I Print Two-Sided Documents in Microsoft Word?

Before you begin printing on both sides of the paper, you must ensure that your printer is set to do this.  Every printer cannot perform the duplex printing function. 

1. Open your Microsoft Word document and then select File.  

2. Choose Print 

3. Then, select Settings. 

4. Search for print one-sided and then click on the drop arrow. If you see the option of duplex printing, your printer will start performing duplex printing. 

One more way to check if your printer has duplex printing is to check its user manual and see if it has duplex printing.  Duplex printing is also called double-sided printing or double-sided printing. If your printer can print double-sided documents, you need to set it to print on both sides before you start printing. 

How to Manually Print Your Document on Both Sides?

Step 1: Go to your Microsoft Word document and then click on File. 

Step 2: Choose Print and then select Settings. 

Step 3: Search for print on one side from the drop-down menu and then select the option of manually print on both sides. 

Step 4: Before you begin printing, select Print and then choose Printer Properties. 

Step 5: Search for the option of Print on Both Sides and then select the Down arrow. 

Step 6: After that, choose the Yes, Flip over option. 

Every time you print your paper, you will be asked to turn it over in order to print the other side. Please ensure that when you turn to over, it should face the right direction to keep all text aligned. You can always read the guide on how to set it properly. 

So, this is what you need to do to print double-sided documents in MS word.

  •   Steffan
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