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Printing a Google Doc with Comments

Printing a Google Doc with Comments
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Google has a culture of writing and sharing ideas through Google Docs. I prefer reading printed copies of these documents, but Google Docs does not have native support for printing with comments. Usually, I'll read the printed doc, then review the comments separately on my computer. Tonight, I decided to investigate alternatives, and found a workaround: download the Google Doc as a .docx file, and open it as a Microsoft Word document. Here are detailed instructions:

How to Print a Google Doc With Comments
Bring along your comments!

If the comments don't show up automatically, select the "Print the markup" option. See the "Print comments present in document" section of this page for details:

Print a document in Word - Microsoft Support
Preview, choose settings, and print a document.