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Printing at the Marx Library: Everything You Ever Need to Know: Troubleshooting

Print PowerPoint Slides: Multiple Slides per Page

How to print PowerPoint slides, multiple slides per page.

Microsoft PowerPoint 2007

Step 1. Click on the "Office" button and choose "Print."

Step 2. Change "Print What:" selection to "Handouts."

Step 3. Choose "Slides per page:"--choose "3" or "4"

     Note: Choose "3" if you want a notes space.

    Note: Make sure it is readable

            Leave on "Grayscale."

            Leave "Frame slides" box selected.

Step 4. Click on "OK."

Changing Dark PowerPoint Backgrounds (PowerPoint 2007)

How to change dark PowerPoint slide backgrounds:

Microsoft PowerPoint 2007

Step 1. Click on "Design" tab.

Step 2. Click the slide with the white background.

Changing Dark PowerPoint Backgrounds (PowerPoint 2003)

How to change dark PowerPoint slide backgrounds:

Microsoft PowerPoint 2003

Step 1. Click on the "Design" button.

Step 2. Click on the slide design with the white background.

Removing Background Images (PowerPoint 2007)

How to Remove Background Images (PowerPoint 2007)

Note: First try removing dark backgrounds.

Step 1: Click the "View" tab.

Step 2: Click on the "Slide Master" button.

Step 3: Click on the master slide.

Step 4: Select the background image by clicking on it.

Step 5: Delete the background image by hitting the delete button.

Step 6: Click on the "Slide Master" tab.

Step 7: Click on the "Close Master View" button on the new menu.

 

Removing Background Images (PowerPoint 2003)

How to Remove Background Images (PowerPoint 2003)

Note: First try removing dark backgrounds

Step 1: Click on the "View" menu, select "Master," and then "Slide Master."

Step 2. Select the background image by clicking on it.

Step 3. Delete the background image by hitting the delete button.

Step 4. Click the "Close Master View" button on the new menu box.

Dividing a "Too Long" PDF document into Two Parts

How to Divide a "Too Long" PDF document into 2 parts:

Step 1: Click on "Printer" icon.

Step 2. Choose pages.

If the document is longer than about 20 pages:

Step 3. Change pages to print half at a time--for example for a 32 page document, change pages to 1-20.

Step 4. Click on "OK."

Step 5. After completing print job, repeat steps, changing page numbers to print the remaining pages--for that 32 page document, change pages to 21-32.

Printing a PDF Document with Multiple Pages per Sheet

How to Print a PDF Document with Multiple Pages per Sheet:

If you do this, it will cut down on your printing costs for longer documents.

Step 1. Click on "Printer" icon.

Step 2. Page Scaling--change to "multiple pages per sheet."

Step 3. Pages per Sheet--choose "2" or "4."

     Note: Make sure it is readable.

Step 4. Click on "OK."