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FastTips: Word 5.0/5.1 for Mac: Printing Envelopes Q&A PSS ID Number: Q103249 Article last modified on 11-30-1993 PSS database name: M_WorD

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The information in this article applies to:
- Microsoft Word for the Macintosh, version 5.0, 5.1

This article contains the text of “Printing Envelopes Questions and Answers,” which is available on the Microsoft FastTips service for Word for the Macintosh. It contains the procedure for printing envelopes, with or without a return address, using the following printers:

  • LaserWriter II NT or II NTX
  • LaserWriter II LS
  • Hewlett-Packard (HP) DeskWriter

For more information about printing envelopes, see pages 103 through 108 of the “Microsoft Word for the Macintosh User’s Guide.”

You can also order this FastTip or order the Microsoft Product Support Services Application Note titled “MW0164: Printing Envelopes.” For information about obtaining this application note, query on “MW0164” in the Microsoft Knowledge Base.

  1. Q. How do I print envelopes without a return address on the LaserWriter II NT or II NTX?

    A. To print an envelope without a return address, follow these seven steps:

    1. From the File menu, choose Page Setup.

    2. Change Orientation to Wide, and select US Letter for the paper size.

    3. Click the Document button and change the margins to the following: the top margin should be 4.25 inches, the bottom margin should be 2.25 inches, the left margin should be 4.5 inches, and the right margin should be 2.0 inches.

    4. Type the mailing address.

    5. From the File menu, choose Print and select the manual feed option.

    6. Place the envelope face up with the flap facing the left side of the printer.

    7. Click the Print button.

  2. Q. How do I print envelopes with a return address on the LaserWriter II NT or II NTX?

    A. To print an envelope with a return address, follow these 10 steps:

    1. From the File menu, choose Page Setup.
    
    2. Change Orientation to Wide, and select US Letter for the
       paper size.
    
    3. Click the Document button and change the margins to the
       following: the top margin should be 2.5 inches, the bottom
       margin should be 2.25 inches, the left margin should be
       0.5 inch, and the right margin should be 2.0 inches.
    
    4. Type the return address.
    
    5. Press the RETURN key until you have a total of 12 returns,
       including the return address.
    
    6. Display the ruler and change the left indent to 4.5 on the
       ruler.
    
    7. Type the mailing address.
    
    8. From the File menu, choose Print and select the manual feed
       option.
    
    9. Place the envelope face up with the flap facing the left
       side of the printer.
    1. Click the Print button.
  3. Q. How do I print envelopes without a return address on the LaserWriter II LS?

    A. To print an envelope without a return address, follow these seven steps:

    1. From the File menu, choose Page Setup.

    2. Change Orientation to Wide, and select US Letter for the paper size.

    3. Click the Document button and change the margins to the following: the top margin should be 2.5 inches, the bottom margin should be 0.5 inch, the left margin should be 4.5 inches, and the right margin should be 2.0 inches.

    4. Type the mailing address.

    5. From the File menu, choose Print, and select the Multipurpose Tray.

    6. Place the envelope face up with the flap facing the left side of the printer.

    7. Click the Print button.

  4. Q. How do I print envelopes with a return address on the LaserWriter II LS?

    A. To print an envelope with a return address, follow these 10 steps:

    1. From the File menu, choose Page Setup.
    
    2. Change the Orientation to Wide, and select Number 10
       envelope for the paper size.
    
    3. Click the Document button and change the margins to the
       following: the top margin should be 0.25 inch, the bottom
       margin should be 0.5 inch, the left margin should be
       0.25 inch, and the right margin should be 2.0 inches.
    
    4. Type the return address
    
    5. Press the RETURN key until you have a total of 12 returns
       including the return address.
    
    6. Display the ruler and change the left indent to 4.5 on the
       ruler.
    
    7. Type the mailing address.
    
    8. From the File menu, choose Print and select the manual feed
       option.
    
    9. Place the envelope face down with the flap facing the left
       side of the printer.
    1. Click the Print button.
  5. Q. How do I print envelopes without a return address on the Hewlett-Packard DeskWriter?

    A. To print an envelope without a return address, follow these seven steps:

    1. From the File menu, choose Page Setup.

    2. Select Envelope for the paper size.

    3. Click the Document button and change the margins to the following: the top margin should be 2.5 inches, the bottom margin should be 0.5 inch, the left margin should be 4.5 inches, and the right margin should be 2.0 inches.

    4. Type the mailing address.

    5. Place the envelope in the printer face down and slide it forward until it stops against the print wheels.

    6. From the File menu, choose Print.

    7. Click the Print button.

  6. Q. How do I print envelopes without a return address on the Hewlett-Packard DeskWriter?

    A. To print an envelope with a return address, follow these 10 steps:

    1. From the File menu, choose Page Setup,
    
    2. Select Envelope for the paper size. Leave the orientation on
       Tall.
    
    3. Click the Document button and change the margins to the
       following: the top margin should be 0.25 inch, the bottom
       margin should be 0.5 inch, the left margin should be
       0.25 inch, and the right margin should be 2.0 inches.
    
    4. Type the return address.
    
    5. Press the RETURN key until you have a total of 12 returns
       including the return address.
    
    6. Display the ruler and change the left indent to 4.5 on the
       ruler.
    
    7. Type the mailing address.
    
    8. Place the envelope in the printer face down and slide it
       forward until it stops against the print wheels.
    
    9. From the File menu, choose Print.
    1. Click the Print button.

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