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 Documents in a Folder.
by Allen Wyatt
(last updated October 2, 2015)
Have you collected a bunch of documents in a folder, and you want to print all the documents? There are a couple of quick and easy ways you can do this. The first method involves the use of Windows, not Word. Follow these general steps:
Word is automatically started and each document is printed, in turn. You can also apply a variation on this approach:
If you prefer a macro approach to printing the documents, there are many different ways you can implement the macro. One example can be found in the Microsoft Knowledge Base, at this URL:
WordTips is your source for cost-effective Microsoft Word training. (Microsoft Word is the most popular word processing software in the world.) This tip (3413) 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 Documents in a Folder.
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