How to Print on 3x5 Cards

Most printers and word processing programs allow you to print onto various sizes of paper or card stock, including address labels, business cards and 3-inch by 5-inch index cards. Print documents onto 3-inch by 5-inch cards to use them for study notes, speeches, flash cards or collections of your favorite recipes.

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Use 3-inch by 5-inch flash cards to study a new language.

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Open your word processing program.

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Click on the "File" tab located in the upper left-hand corner of the window. Select "New" from the drop-down menu.

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Click on the "File" tab again and select "Page Setup" from the drop-down menu. A small box will appear in the center of your screen. Select the "Paper" tab.

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Select the "3-inch by 5-inch" or "Index Card" option. The word processor will now format everything you type in this format. Type in the information you want to print on the 3-inch by 5-inch card, formatting as necessary.

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Load the index cards into the printer tray. Index cards are thicker than normal paper; don't overload the tray.

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Click on "File," then choose "Print" from the drop-down menu. Select the number of copies you need and click "OK" to print the cards.