Print to a file

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Could someone please help me with instructions or a link for printing to a file?  I can't seem to find anything online.



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Hi @EvM-B 

What kinf of file do you want to have as a result?

In DOS times we could print to a printer-specific file.

Lately, print to a file is referred to when talking about producing a PDF file.

Kind regards


@Hans Le Roy 

Hi Hans,

Ideally a printing to a Word file.

I'm trying to understand the process and also the purpose of print to file.  This is the reason I'm searching for information on this.

best response confirmed by EvM-B (New Contributor)

Hi @EvM-B 

I think this a pretty nice explanation:

What is "Print To File" Used For? - Ask Leo!

Kind regards


Hi@EvM-B ,

Print to a Word file? Hm - so you hace a *Word* file and want to print it to a *Word* file? Please explain, I don't understand.

Unless you mean: insert an external file into a Word file. But then again, please explain, I don't understand.



Thank you Hans.  I really appreciate your help.  This link looks great.