How To Print Section of an Email

[ad]Dear Computer Lady,

How do I print a section of an email that I open in my inbox on gmail?

When I try to print it does the whole page and won’t let me select the highlighted part to print.

Thanks, Diane

Dear Diane,

This is actually one of the most often asked questions on my site, so I will do my best to answer it once again.

The ability to highlight part of an email or document, and then print only the highlighted portion is a feature that is included with some printers, but not many.

If your printer does not have that option available when you go to the printer options, you can still print only certain part of your message by copying what you have highlighted, then pasting it into a new document and printing the new document.

You can also check the following page on my site:
Not only did I answer the same question there, but there are many suggestions from other readers in the comments section of the page.



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Elizabeth Boston is a Web designer, Social Media Consultant and managing editor of, “Ask The Computer Lady”.
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