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For a Microsoft Word 2000 version of this article, see 224061
When you print your document, you may receive one of the following error messages.
Error message 1
The margins of section n are set outside the printable area of the page.
Error message 2
Note n identifies the section of your document that is causing the problem. If you click Yes to close the message, your document is printed, but some text may be cut off or truncated. If you click No, the printing of the document is canceled.
The margins of section n are set outside the printable area of the page. Do you want to continue?
Most printers cannot print all the way to the edge of the paper, because of physical limitations in the way that the printer handles paper.
If you set your document margins or section margins closer to the edge of the paper than your printer is capable of printing, Microsoft Word returns an error message when you send your document to the printer.
To correct the margins in the section that is identified as the cause of the problem, follow the steps that are listed in one of the following methods.
Method 2Set the page size in Word to be within the boundaries of the smallest or largest acceptable custom page size for your selected printer driver. To determine the best-suited size for your driver, follow these steps: