Question QUESTION: I am using word 2007. When in print preview my document looks perfect. When I print it doesn't print the way it looks on print preview. On a few of the pages the words are not in the correct spot. It only happens on a few pages. Any suggestions?
ANSWER: To clarify, the printout doesn't match the actual Print Preview? Or does it not match Print Layout view?
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QUESTION: It does not match the Print Preview or Print Layout. How it looks on the screen is not how it is printing on 3 of the pages. The pictures are staying in place but the words are not.
Answer I really don't know what to tell you. What is shown in Print Preview comes from the printer driver and generally represents what will actually print. If what prints is different, then this is a printer issue. If you save as a PDF do you have the same problem? If not, as a temporary stopgap, you could save as PDF and print the PDF.
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