How to Print Power Point Page without Border and Edge

Are you a powerpoint guy? Meaning doing quick and fast job by dumping your proposal into Microsoft Power Point instead of Microsoft Word? No doubt it’s easier to do proposal in Microsoft Power Point, and if you want to hand out a PDF version of it, you might want to consider printing the Power Point page in full size, meaning without the border and white edges.

This is how a print out looks like if there is no setting being done.

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Somehow it does not look good isn’t it with the white edges around it? Here is a quick hack what you can do to remove the edges and border. Follow the step below;

1. Go to Page Setup, usually it’s at File > Page Setup and click on “Options”

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2. On “Paper Size”, look for “Managed Custom Sizes”

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3. Create a new name i.e “Full Page Print”, and ignore the paper size, use the default will do. On top, left, right, bottom margin, set to 0mm

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4. Make sure “Paper Size” selected “Full Page Print” and “Scale” make it 110% – 115%

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5. Click on “Print”, uncheck “Scale to fit paper” because sometime it leave white edges on the top and bottom. Take a look at Print Preview, is the design looks ok?

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6. The printed PDF document should look as good as below.

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Congrats, you can now handout beautiful power point slides to your client. The above example is done by Office for Mac 2011. The setting should be similar to any other Microsoft Office version on your workstation.