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Windows 7: How do I print a word document?

09 Jun 2014   #1
Peter Stock

Windows 7 Home 32
How do I print a word document?

Just upgraded pc from Windows XP to Windows 7, now when try to print a word document (its word 2007) cannot do this because I can't find the Print button!
I would normally click File/Print but can't find "File"!?
Along the top of the screen are the other items..Home, Page layout, Mailings, View etc but no "File"?
Any help appreciated.

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09 Jun 2014   #2

windows 7 home 64bit

Try this click the Office button and select Print from the File menu ...
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09 Jun 2014   #3

x64 (6.3.9600) Win8.1 Pro & soon dual boot x64 (6.1.7601) Win7_SP1 HomePrem

to see the standard menus, press the Alt key
to print, you can try Ctrl+P

I'm guessing that what you see is the "ribbon" - all functions are in those categories you list (Home, layout, etc), but it takes a while to get used to the Ribbon ui (I never liked it, but....)

You also might be able to customize the UI with a quick launch quick access bar. I'm not sure if you can do this in Office, but I have done it with Windows Mail

Anyway, try right clicking on any icon in a ribbon category - is there an "add to quick launch quick access bar" option?

This places icons above (or below - also customizable) the ribbon. Best I can offer - hope it helps.
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09 Jun 2014   #4
Peter Stock

Windows 7 Home 32

Many all ok.
Good tip click Alt
Also hadn't noticed the Office icon lurking in the corner
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09 Jun 2014   #5

windows 7 home 64bit

Most welcome Peter glad we could help
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