How to print multiple pages on one page Google Docs

How to print multiple pages on one page Google Docs

If you’re looking for the easiest ways to print multiple pages on one page in Google Docs, then this article is for you!

Printing multiple pages on one-page features, in general, is also known as N-Up printing, and it allows you to print multiple downsized pages onto a single sheet. Printing multiple pages on one page in Google Docs is a cost-effective paper usage, therefore saving money and reduced wear on printing plates when printing to physical printers.

Let’s dive deep into this article to learn how to print multiple pages on one page Google Docs and how to copy two pages onto one when printing.

How to print multiple pages on one page Google Docs?

Printing multiple pages on one page will let you print large documents which might save paper and help print as many as 16 pages on a single sheet of paper.

If you’ve got a document with multiple pages, and you want to print it all on a single page, then Google Docs is your one-stop destination do it easily. Let’s see

  • How to printing multiple pages on a single page
  • How to print multiple pages of Google Docs document on one page using Acrobat Reader
  • How to print 2 pages on one sheet PDF?

Printing Multiple Pages on a Single Page

Simply follow the below steps to print multiple pages on a single page in Google Docs.

Step 1: Open Google Docs and sign into your account. Open the Google Docs document that you want to print multiple pages on a single page.

Step 2: Navigate to the menu bar and click on the ‘File’ option and then select ‘Print’. Or you can use the shortcut ‘Ctrl+P’ on your keyboard to open the print panel.

Step 3: In the print panel window, there is a field named ‘Pages per sheet’ label in the ‘Print’ section. This field will let you choose the number of pages you want to print on a single sheet. By default, the value of the “Print section” is set to 1 page per sheet. But you can change the number of pages to be print on a single page by clicking on the dropdown button. 

Google Docs allows you to print 16 pages maximum on a single sheet. You can choose the number of pages you want to print on a single page based on your requirement. To do so increase or decrease the dropdown button.

Step 4: You can check how the multiple pages of the Google Docs document are aligned in a single page in the preview section which is to the left of the print section.

Step 5: Once you’re satisfied with the number of pages from the preview, click on the ‘Print’ button at the bottom of the pane to print the document. 

This method will print multiple pages of Google Docs documents on one page.

How to print multiple pages of Google Docs document on one page using Acrobat Reader

You can also use third-party tools like Acrobat or Reader to print multiple pages of Google Docs documents on one page. First, you can save and download the Google Docs document as a PDF, and then you can use the PDF document to print more than one page of a PDF onto a single sheet of paper.

This method of printing multiple pages on-page is also called N-up printing. You can also specify how the multiple pages of Google Document to be ordered, either horizontally across the page or in vertical columns.

Step 1: Open Google Docs and open the document you want to print on one page.

Step 2: Navigate to the menu bar and click File > Download > PDF document (.pdf)

Step 3: Now open the Adobe Acrobat Reader and Click File > Print.

Step 4: From the “Page Scaling” pop-up menu that opened, select “Multiple Pages Per Sheet”.

Step 5: From the “Pages Per Sheet” pop-up menu, select the desired value that matches the number of pages in your Google Docs document.

Step 6: You can also alignment of multiple pages on one page from the “Page Order pop-up menu” that has Horizontal, Horizontal Reversed, Vertical, and Vertical Reversed options. Once done, click ‘Print’.

This will print the multiple pages of Google Docs document on one page. 

How to print 2 pages on one sheet PDF?

You can simply print 2 pages on a sheet in Windows. To do so, follow the below steps.

Step 1: Open the downloaded Google Docs PDF document on your computer.

Step 2: Click File > Print from the dropdown menu. 

Step 3: From the ‘Print’ dialog box that opens, select 2 in the Pages per sheet dropdown menu of the Print dialog box’s Zoom section. 

Step 4: Once done, click ‘OK’ to print the Google Docs document. 

Note: If the Print dialog box doesn’t have a Zoom section, click the Properties button and then click the Finishing tab. This will open the page. Click the Pages per sheet field and select 2 in the dropdown menu.

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Voila! You can now save the paper and space by printing multiple pages of Google Docs documents on one page.