3 Methods to Print the Current Page in Your Word Document

In this article, we will focus on demonstrating you with 3 effectual methods to print the current page in your Word document.

Printing is an important issue relating to Word document. Sometimes, it’s not the entire document but only the current page that you want to print. Luckily, Word provides workarounds for you to achieve such need. You can read this post and choose one method you like to help you print current page smoothly.

Method 1: Go through the Print Command

  1. First and foremost, move your cursor to the page you want to print out.
  2. Then click “File” tab.
  3. Next click “Print” on the left column in backstage.
  4. Enter the copy number you need.
  5. And choose a printer.
  6. Then click the drop-down box to select “Print Current Page” option.
  7. Lastly, click “Print” button on the top of the column.Click "File"->Click "Print"->Enter Copy number->Choose Printer->Select "Print Current Page"->Click "Print"

Method 2: Use Keyboard

In case you prefer using keyboard more often, you can press “Alt” first. Then you shall find each command in the Ribbon is assigned with a letter. Press the same letter key to achieve the same effect of clicking.

  1. First when you press “Alt”, you can see there is a letter “F”. Then press “F” to go to the backstage view.Letter assigned to Command
  2. Next press “P”.
  3. Then press “A” and use the arrow key to select option. After this, you may find letters are gone, just pressing “Alt” again, and they shall be back.
  4. Next press “P” to print.Press letter key to set printing properties

Here is our video demonstration:


Method 3: Run Word Macro

  1. To begin with, click “Developer” tab first.
  2. Then click the “Visual Basic” option to open the VBA editor. If the “Developer” tab is not activated, you can choose to press “Alt+ F11” instead.Click "Developer"->Click "Visual Basic"
  3. Next click “Normal” project.
  4. Then click “Insert” tab.
  5. And choose “Module” on the drop-down menu.Click "Normal"->Click "Insert"->Click "Module"
  6. Now double click on the module to bring out the coding area.
  7. Paste the bellowing codes there:
Sub PrintCurrentPage()
  Dim strFileNumber As String
  Dim objDoc As Document
  Set objDoc = ActiveDocument
  strFileNumber = InputBox("Enter the number of copy you need: ")
  '  set Microsoft XPS Document Writer as the active printer.
  Application.ActivePrinter = "Microsoft XPS Document Writer"
  objDoc.ActiveWindow.PrintOut Range:=wdPrintCurrentPage, Copies:=strFileNumber 
End Sub
  1. Next hit “F5” or click “Run”.Paste Codes->Click "OK"
  2. Now there will be an input box popping up. Enter a number indicating how many copies you want. Then click “OK”.Enter a number->Click "OK"


In code line Application.ActivePrinter = “Microsoft XPS Document Writer”, replace “Microsoft XPS Document Writer” with the printer you actually use.

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