How to Make Two-Sided Flash Cards With Microsoft Word

By Contributing Writer

One of the best ways to study for a test is to use flash cards to help remember the information. Microsoft Word can help you do that quite easily and will let you make double-sided flash cards.

Things You'll Need

  • Microsoft Word
  • 8 1/2 by 11 print paper
  • Computer printer that can do duplex printing.

Writing the Information

Step 1

Write either a key word or question on the first page, something that may jog your memory.

Step 2

Hit "Enter" until your cursor is on the second page, and write any additional information you'd like, such as the question's answer, a word's definition, etc, etc.

Step 3

Adjust the size and font to whatever you'd prefer.


Step 1

Hit "CTRL" and "P" to bring up the print screen in Word.

Step 2

Click "Manual Duplex" in the upper right corner of the window.

Step 3

Print the first side of the flash card.

Step 4

Flip the printed card around to the other side, and put back into the printer.

Step 5

Print the other side of the flash card.