When you print a Google doc by default, it will print it without the comments. This is to ensure better presentation and organization of the look of the final printed file. However, when you are a teacher and want to ensure that the students get a good understanding of where they are lacking in the projects, printing the doc with comments sounds like a better option.
And, thankfully, Google allows you to do that without any shortcomings. The steps are simple and with a few simple clicks, you can easily print a Google doc with the comments on the side. Since the feature is often disabled as default, you need to manually enable it right before you print the Google doc file.
This post explores the steps involved in sorting out the issues on how to print a Google Doc with the comments intact on the side. Knowing the steps will allow you to implement them in future projects.
- Open the Google docs file with the comment that you wish to print:
- Next, click File > Download > Microsoft Word in the menu bar. This will download your document as a Word file:
- Next, click “Save” at the bottom of the window:
- Next, Right-click the document and select Open With > Word to open it in Microsoft Word:
- Next, the Microsoft Word will open with the document, click File:
- From the sidebar to the left, select “Print:
- The Printed document will contain the comments to: