Printing, Exporting, and E-mailing
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This chapter provides general information about printing, exporting and e-mailing documents from Apache OpenOffice.
For more control over printing, use the Print dialog (File > Print or Ctrl+P).
The Print dialog has four tabs from which you can choose a range of options as described in the following sections:
Selecting general printing options
- Which printer to use (if more than one are installed on your system) and the properties of the printer—for example, orientation (portrait or landscape), which paper tray to use, and what paper size to print on. The properties available depend on the selected printer; consult the printer’s documentation for details.
- What pages to print, how many copies to print, and in what order to print them. Use dashes to specify page ranges and commas or semicolons to separate ranges; for example: 1, 5, 11–14, 34–40. Selection is the highlighted part of a page or pages.
- What items to print. Click the Options button to display the Printer Options dialog.
Selections on the Printer Options dialog are different in Writer, Calc, Impress, and Draw, but in all cases they apply to this printing of this document only. For details, see the chapters on the various OOo components.
To specify default printing options, see Chapter 2 (Setting up OpenOffice.org) and the chapters on the various OOo components.
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