Please Note: This article is written for users of the following Microsoft Word versions: 97, 2000, 2002, and 2003. If you are using a later version (Word 2007 or later), this tip may not work for you. For a version of this tip written specifically for later versions of Word, click here: Printing All Open Documents.

Printing All Open Documents

by Allen Wyatt
(last updated December 13, 2014)

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Periodically you may be working with multiple documents on the screen at the same time, and you want to print them all. It can be cumbersome, at best, to manually switch between documents and then choosing to print each one. The following macro allows you to print all open documents:

Sub PrintAllDocuments
    ' Step through the open document windows
    For Each Doc In Documents
        Doc.PrintOut
    Next Doc
End Sub

This macro prints the documents to the default printer.

WordTips is your source for cost-effective Microsoft Word training. (Microsoft Word is the most popular word processing software in the world.) This tip (401) applies to Microsoft Word 97, 2000, 2002, and 2003. You can find a version of this tip for the ribbon interface of Word (Word 2007 and later) here: Printing All Open Documents.

Author Bio

Allen Wyatt

With more than 50 non-fiction books and numerous magazine articles to his credit, Allen Wyatt is an internationally recognized author. He  is president of Sharon Parq Associates, a computer and publishing services company. ...

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2016-08-26 21:04:42

Fairoos Abdulazeez

Thank you for this tips and its working well and it made my works easy
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2015-01-15 09:04:11

Zach

Thank you soooo much, this saved me hours!


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