command can be invoked 3 ways:
from the menubar
You can use the keyboard shortcut:
or by clicking
on the toolbar.
No matter how you do this, the KDE print dialog will
The top combo box labeled
currently selected printer. To configure this printer click on the
To select a different printer, click on the combo box and
select the desired printer.
If you want to print your output into a postscript file, to a PDF file,
a fax modem (to send it as a fax) or email the file as a PDF file, select
the appropriate option from the combo box labeled
. Once that option has been selected, enter
the filename into the text box labled
The line labled
tells you if your printer is currently connected and if it is printing another page. You can not change any information on this line.
The lines labled
tells you what type of printer is currently selected and where that printer is located. You can not change any information on these lines.
The line labled
KWord interacts with your computer (what driver and print system it is using). You can not change anything on this line. Complete setup of the KDE
printing system is beyond the scope of this document. For more information see the KDE
print web site at http://printing.kde.org.
If you want to print all pages of your document and only one copy, you can click
. If you want to change the number of copies or only print selected
pages, click the
button allows a user to change the setup of the printers and
KDE print system. This is also beyond the scope of this manual.
If you need to make changes please refer to the KDE print web site at http://printing.kde.org.
Depending on which printing system your computer uses, you may find that you have
more printing options then those described below. What is described here, is available on
Once you click
, the dialog box changes to:
, you can select either
to print the whole document (select
), print the page the cursor is
located on (simply select
), or print a range of pages. If you select the
option, enter your page range in the text box
provided. (Example: 3-13)
In the combo box labeled
you can tell KWord to
In the box on the right labeled
, you should set the number of copies
you want printed. You can either enter the number directly into the
box, or use the arrows to adjust the number. KWord can print a maximum
of 999 copies at once.
You can have KDE collate your documents by clicking on the
check box. If selected, KDE will print
all of the pages for copy 1, then print all the pages for copy 2, etc.
If not selected, KDE will print all of the copies of the first page,
then all of the copies of the second page, etc.
You can also determine if the document is printed in forward order
(print first page first), or reverse order (print last page
If you click on
, the print dialog will
compress down to the previous view.
Depending on your systems setup, you may have additional options available to you. These options are discussed at http://printing.kde.org.
When you are satisfied with your selections, you can click
If you click on
, the printing will