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Resume Printing Tips Print Without Header and Footer

resume printing tips Resume Printing Tips simple step-by-step instructions showing you how to correctly print your resume while removing the header and footer in chrome, internet explorer, firefox and opera browsers.

Print Your Resume Without a Header and Footer

The step-by-step instructions, along with all of the images showing the results of each step, make it very easy for you to print your resume with the proper one inch margins and without the header and footer information. Below you will find the configuration instructions for your specific browser. If you have any questions about how to set up your browser please direct them here.
Resume Printing Tips


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For Chrome Users

  1. The top, right icon takes you to the settings section. Click Print to bring up the print settings.
  2. The Layout should be set to Portrait. Under More Settings uncheck Header and Footers. Leave Scale set to 100%.
  3. With your mouse move the dotted line margin guides you see on the page to make the margins one inch on all four sides.

For Internet Explorer Users

  1. In Internet Explorer go to File, then Page Setup, find the section labeled Headers and Footers.
  2. So you can return it to its original state copy down on a piece of paper the characters listed under the Header and Footer fields. Then, delete all of the characters in the Header and Footer fields. See the first image below as an example of what you may find entered there.
  3. Uncheck Enable Shrink-to-Fit. Next, you will want to set the margins to one inch so the whole page can be printed from top to bottom and from the left edge to the right edge. That should do it, see the second image below as an example of how it should look when you are finished. If you don't set the margins to one inch and you try to print the page you will end up with improperly sized margins.
  4. *The Edge browser doesn't allow the margins be set to one inch so it can't be used at this time.
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An example of what you may find on your page setup properties tab.

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How it should look when you are finished.

For Firefox Users

  1. In Firefox go to File, then Page Setup, click on the Headers and Footers tab.
  2. So you can return it to its original state copy down on a piece of paper the settings listed in the Margins and Header and Footer fields. Then, set all of the drop down boxes to --blank-- in the Header and Footer fields. See the first image below as an example of what you may find entered there.
  3. Next, you will want to set the margins to one inch so the whole page can be printed from top to bottom and from the left edge to the right edge. That should do it, see the second image below as an example of how it should look when you are finished. If you don't set the margins to one inch and you try to print the page you will end up with improperly sized margins.
resume printing tips
An example of what you may find on your page setup properties tab.

printing tips
How it should look when you are finished.

For Opera Users

  1. In Opera go to Menu, then Print …, set Layout to Portrait. Click on More Options. There you will uncheck the Print Headers and Footers box.
  2. Set Scale to print at 100.
  3. Next, you want to set Margins to Custom. Drag them to become one inch on all four sides so that the whole page can be printed with the correct margins from top to bottom and from the left edge to the right edge.
That should do it, you are finished. If you don't set the margins to one inch and you try to print the page you will end up with improperly sized margins. Taking a few seconds to set up your browser will yield the best results when producing a paper copy of your documents. The same one inch margins should also be used for other documents you create whether they are exported as HTML, text, Word or PDF formats.