Adding One More Line

Written by Allen Wyatt (last updated August 22, 2020)
This tip applies to Word 97, 2000, 2002, and 2003


Have you ever printed a document, reviewed it, and then wished you could add just one more line to the end of the document? Here's one easy way to do this:

  1. Add the new line at the end of the document.
  2. Save the document.
  3. Select all of the document prior to text that you added in step 1, and format it as white text.
  4. Put the last page of the printout in your printer. Make sure you orient it properly so it will feed through as you want.
  5. Print the last page of the document.

Since white text doesn't print, only the text you added in step 1 (the text you didn't format was white) is printed. When you are done, discard the document without saving.

WordTips is your source for cost-effective Microsoft Word training. (Microsoft Word is the most popular word processing software in the world.) This tip (3532) applies to Microsoft Word 97, 2000, 2002, and 2003.

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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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