It is surprising to think how often we use printed materials. There are printed notes for a presentation, recipe cards for an index or a greeting card to send for a birthday. Most of the printed materials you use daily can actually be printed at home with a few common tools. Printing on blank cards, for example, is straightforward and can be done on most common word processing programs, including Microsoft Word.
Open a new document.
Select "File" from the top of the document and click on "Page Setup." (Programs other than Microsoft Word may use different labels for these functions.)
Choose "Paper" to adjust the size to the card stock upon which you will be printing and confirm the orientation of the document as well. Common dimensions are 3-by-5 inches, 5-by-8 inches and 8.5-by-11 inches for bi-fold greeting cards. "Save" the document.
Type the text and insert the graphics you want printed on the card. Click on "Save."
Insert the paper into the printer with the correct orientation. Double-check the document is correct before clicking on "Print."
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