Word document won't print single pages

Posted on 2013-06-28
Last Modified: 2013-07-01
I have a 198 page word document that has both text and full page jpegs. The entire document will print but if you try and print just one page or a few pages, it quickly appears in the print que and then disappears without ever printing. I have tried saving it as a newer version, checked all settings including advanced, tried saving the jpegs seperately, tried printing different pages and even saved the doc as a totally seperate name. No dice. Has anyone ever heard of this? Any help would be appreciated.
Question by:Bendyit
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I've also tried different printers and printing from different boxes.
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GrahamSkan earned 500 total points
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Out of curiosity, have you tried printing to an XPS file?

It just might be a corrupt document. You could try saving it as RTF, closing and reopening it. That should force a rebuild.

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I have not tried that but def will on Monday. I'll get back with you. Thanks for the suggestions.
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Saving the entire doc as an xps allows me to print page ranges. So, that works. I was never able to save it to RTF or print to XPS. I kept getting a host of errors. Regardless, I'll work with the XPS file. I do appreciate your help!!

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Solution gave me a work around that was sufficient. I was not successful with some of the suggestions. I believe the file to be corrupt. Thanks!!
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Thanks. You might find now that saving it back to a .doc(x) file will also work. It is the rebuild process that irons out the problem.

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