If you want to print hidden text in Word on Windows and Mac, then this tutorial will help you do that. By default, it doesn’t print any hidden text, but you can change the default setting and print all hidden text irrespective of the platform.
What is hidden text in Word
Microsoft Word lets you hide text in Word documents. Let’s assume that you want to keep some paragraphs, but you do not want to show them all the time in your document. It is possible to hide text in Word and do your work. However, as I said earlier, hidden texts do not appear in the printed version of a document. If you want to show them, then follow this tutorial.
How to print hidden text in Word on Windows 10
To print hidden text in Word on Windows, follow these steps-
- Open Microsoft Word on your computer.
- Click on File > Options.
- Switch to the Display tab.
- Tick the Print hidden text checkbox.
- Click the OK button.
- Print your document with hidden texts visible.
First, you have to open the document in Microsoft Word. Then, click the File option in the top menu bar, and select Options from the next screen.
It opens the Word Options panel, from where you can change various settings. By default, it opens the General tab, but you have to switch to the Display tab.
Here you can see a checkbox named Print hidden text.
Make a tick in the corresponding checkbox, and click the OK button. Now, you can print the document with all the hidden texts visible.
How to print hidden text in Word on Mac
To print hidden text in Word on Mac, follow these steps-
- Open Microsoft Word on your Mac computer.
- Click on Word > Preferences.
- Click on the Print option.
- Tick the Hidden text checkbox under Include in Print Version.
- Close the window and print your document with hidden text.
Let’s check out the detailed version of these steps.
To get started, open the Microsoft Word app on your Mac computer and click on the Word option in the top menu bar. It opens a list, and you have to click the Preferences option.
It opens the Word Preferences panel on your screen. Click on the Print option in the Output and Sharing section.
Next, tick the Hidden text checkbox under Include in Print Version heading.
Following that, you can close the window and print your document.
That’s all! Hope it helps.
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