Chapter 10 - Print Preview
This chapter describes the new Print Preview feature of Microsoft® Internet Explorer 6, which makes it easier to work with Web pages on the Internet or your intranet. You can learn how to use Print Preview and then apply this information when you respond to users' questions about this feature.
Related Information in the Resource Kit
For more information about new Internet Explorer features, see "What's New in Microsoft Internet Explorer 6?"
For more information about using the Internet Explorer Customization Wizard to control access to Internet Explorer features, see "Running the Microsoft Internet Explorer Customization Wizard."
Overview: Previewing Web Pages
Print Preview enables you to instantly preview a Web page so that you can see how the page will look when you print it. This Internet Explorer feature is similar to Print Preview in other Microsoft applications such as Microsoft® Word and Microsoft® Excel.
With Print Preview, you can:
Preview each Web page as it will appear in printed form.
Select the specific pages that you want to print.
Zoom in and out to view Web page details.
Using Print Preview
This section describes how to add a Print Preview button to your Internet Explorer toolbar so that you can quickly use this feature. Also, you can learn how to preview a Web page and use Print Preview commands to customize your page preview.
Adding a Print Preview Toolbar Button
You can make it easier to use Print Preview by adding a Print Preview button to your Internet Explorer toolbar.
To add the Print Preview button to the Internet Explorer toolbar
To add an Internet Explorer toolbar button, right-click the toolbar, and then click Customize.
In the Available toolbar buttons list, click Print Preview, and then click Add.
Print Preview moves to the Current toolbar buttons list.
Previewing a Web Page
You can click Print Preview to instantly see how a Web page will look when you print it. Then you can use Print Preview commands to customize your page preview.
To preview the appearance of a printed Web page
On the File menu, click Print Preview.
If you added the Print Preview button to your Internet Explorer toolbar, click the button.
Choose from the following commands to customize your page preview. When your mouse pointer hovers on the Print Preview toolbar buttons, the command names and shortcut keys appear.
Click this button
To do this
Set printing options and print the page.
Change paper, headers and footers, orientation, and margins for this page.
Display the first page to be printed.
Display the previous page to be printed.
Type the number of the page you want to display.
Display the next page to be printed.
Display the last page to be printed.
Decrease the magnification.
Increase the magnification.
Display a list of zoom percentages.
Print Preview Help
Read Help topics about Print Preview.
Close the Print Preview window.