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Microsoft KB Archive/170876

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WD: Visual Basic Example to Print Current Page

Article ID: 170876

Article Last Modified on 1/20/2007



APPLIES TO

  • Microsoft Word 97 Standard Edition



This article was previously published under Q170876


SUMMARY

In Microsoft Word, you can create a macro to print only the current page (the page where the insertion point is located). For more information about getting help with Visual Basic for Applications, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

163435 VBA: Programming Resources for Visual Basic for Applications


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The Visual Basic for Applications macro instruction to print the current page is

   ActiveDocument.PrintOut Range:=wdPrintCurrentPage
                

The following VBA macro overrides the Print dialog box (on the File menu) and sets the default print range to Current Page.

Sub FilePrint()
With Dialogs(wdDialogFilePrint)
    .Range = 2
    .Show
End With
End Sub
                



For more information about printing options in Visual Basic, click the Office Assistant in the Visual Basic Editor, type "What is the Printout method," click Search, and then click to view "PrintOut Method (Application, Document, and Window Objects)."

NOTE: If the Assistant is hidden, click the Office Assistant button on the Standard toolbar. If the Assistant is not able to answer your query, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

176476 OFF: Office Assistant Not Answering Visual Basic Questions





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