How to Print From Windows 8 apps

Printing in Windows 8 If you want to print in a traditional Windows app, all you have to do is select Print from the File menu. However, if you want to output the content from a Windows 8 app, you need to follow a different series of steps. 

  1. Select Devices from the Charms menu.

  2. Select the printer you want to use.

  3. Click the More Settings menu if you wish to adjust the size, type, paper orientation or color of your printout.
  4. Select the number of copies and click Print.

    Select Number of Copies and click Print

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  1. Rino Says:

    and how does one share to social media what is being read in a Metro news app?

  2. taleb Says:

    not all the apps in my windows 8 can be printed , why. ?most of the apps say that cant send to device.

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