How to Print a Selection of Text in Word 2007

By Dan Gookin

After you select the on-screen block of text of your choice to print in Word 2007, you can use the Print command to print the selected text.


1Select the block of text you want to print.

To select a block of text, point the mouse cursor at the beginning of the text block and hold down the left mouse button. Drag the cursor over the text you want to select, and then release the mouse (stop the dragging) to mark the end of the block.


2Click the Office Button in the upper-left corner of Word 2007 and choose the Print command from the Office Button menu that opens.

The Print dialog box opens.


3Click the Selection radio button in the Page Range section of the Print dialog box and then click OK.

In a few moments, the hard copy sputters out of your printer.