How to save a word document

  hiwatt 14:39 16 Oct 2007
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Hi folks,could someone tell me how to save a receipt for something bought online.There's an option to print it but I don't have a printer.I've done this before but can't remember how.I'm using windows vista.Thanks.

  wotbus@ 14:51 16 Oct 2007

You could take a screen shot and save that.
Display the receipt > press Print Screen > navigate to MS Paint > click Edit then Paste then Save As....and decide where and what you want to call it.

  wotbus@ 14:51 16 Oct 2007

Just noticed the Vista bit - the principle is the same by the words may be different ;-)

  hiwatt 15:05 16 Oct 2007

When I choose print it's only giving me the option to use a printer.There's a "print preview" ption that opens up the receipt in a word document but there's no option to save it?Any other ideas?Thanks.

  wotbus@ 15:09 16 Oct 2007

You Print Screen by pressing the Print Scrn key on the keyboard (top right a bit). Don't go to File > Print....that's not the right place ;-)

  wotbus@ 15:11 16 Oct 2007

You should find MS (Microsoft) Paint under Start > Programs > Accessories but that's under XP so your Vista may be a bit different. The principle is the same though.

  hiwatt 15:15 16 Oct 2007

Thanks.When I press print screen nothing happens.I've got "paint" ok though.

  hiwatt 15:22 16 Oct 2007

Thanks folks.I managed to do it by right clicking on the screen and choosing "print preview" then saving it MS paint.Thanks wotbus.

  octal 15:26 16 Oct 2007

Why not just save the email as text?

  hiwatt 15:29 16 Oct 2007

It wasn't an email I was trying to save it was an actual screenshot.Thanks.

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