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How do I print with Windows RT?
See the instructions below for your printing task.

Windows Store apps

To print from apps that open from the Start screen, do the following:

  1. Open the document, photo, or web page you want to print.
  2. Do one of the following to open the Devices charm:

    • Touch: Swipe in from the right edge of the screen, then tap the Devices charm.
    • Mouse: Move the mouse pointer into the upper- or lower-right corner of the screen, then click the charm you want.
    • Keyboard: Press the Devices charm key.

  3. Tap the Print charm.
  4. Tap or click your printer from the list.

    Note: If your printer isn't listed, your app may not support printing or you haven't added a printer.

  5. Choose your printing options, and tap or click Print.

Windows Desktop apps

To print from software that opens on the desktop, such as Notepad, Microsoft Word or Excel, press Ctrl+P or find the Print command in the app.

Published: April 23, 2013

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