Printing Double Sided


Concept

In this topic, you will learn how to print on both sides of the paper (duplex printing) in Word.


Steps:

  1. Click the File Tab

    Step 1
  2. Click Print

    Step 2
  3. Under Settings, click Print One Sided.

     

    Step 3
  4. If Print on Both Sides is available, your printer is set up for duplex printing.

     

    Click Print on Both Sides.

    Step 4
  5. Click the Print button.

    Step 5
  6. Set up a printer to print on both sides of a sheet of paper:

     

    If your printer doesn't support automatic duplex printing, you have two other options.  You can use manual duplex printing, or you can print the odd and even pages separately.

    Step 6
  7. Manual Duplex Printing:

     

    Click the File Tab

    Step 7
  8. Click the Print tab.

    Step 8
  9. Under Settings, click Print One Sided.

     

    Step 9
  10. Click Manually Print on Both Sides 

    Step 10
  11. Click the Print button.

     

    When you print, Word will prompt you to turn over the stack to feed the pages into the printer again.

     

    NOTE:  When you print with the manual duplex option, you might want to run a test to determine the correct way to reload the pages for the printer you're using.

    Step 11
  12. Print Odd and Even Pages:

     

    Click the File Tab.

    Step 12
  13. Click Print

    Step 13
  14. Under Settings, click Print All Pages

     

    Step 14
  15. Near the bottom of the gallery, click Only Print Odd Pages.

    Step 15
  16. Click the Print button.

     

    After the odd pages are printed, flip the stack of pages over.

    Step 16
  17. Under Settings, click Print All Pages

     

    Step 17
  18. Near the bottom of the gallery, click Only Print Even Pages.

     

    Step 18
  19. Click Print

    Step 19
  20. To make sure that pages print in the correct order when printing odd or even pages:  

     

    Click the File Tab 

    Step 20
  21. Click Options

    Step 21
  22. Click Advanced 

    Step 22
  23. Under Print, click either Print on front of the sheet for duplex printing or Print on back of the sheet for duplex printing.   Then, click the OK button.

    Step 23

After completing this topic, you know how to print on both sides of the paper (duplex printing) in Word.