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Windows 8.1 For Dummies by Andy Rathbone

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Chapter 8

Printing and Scanning Your Work

In This Chapter

arrow Printing and scanning from the Start screen’s apps

arrow Printing files, envelopes, and web pages from the desktop

arrow Adjusting how your work fits on a page

arrow Troubleshooting printer problems

Occasionally you’ll want to take text or an image away from your PC’s whirling electrons and place it onto something more permanent: a piece of paper. This chapter tackles that job by explaining all you need to know about printing. Here you find out how to make that troublesome document fit on a piece of paper without hanging off the edge.

You discover how to print from the Start screen’s gang of apps as well as from the desktop’s programs.

I explain how to print just the relevant portions of a website — without the other pages, the ads, the menus, and the printer-ink-wasting images.

And should you find yourself near a printer spitting out 17 pages of the wrong thing, flip ahead to this chapter’s coverage of the mysterious print queue. It’s a little-known area that lets you cancel documents before they waste all your paper. (I explain how to set ...

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