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    Print selected text

    Just starting to use my new windows 8 getting frustrated!! How can I print selected text in a email or web page without printing the complete email or web page?? When I select the text and select devices and printer (Canon Pixma MX512) I don't get the option of 'print selection' Can anyone Help

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    Win7 Ult on DIY; Win8 Pro on MBP/Parallels; Win7 Ult on MBP/Boot Camp; Win7 Ult/Win8 Pro on HP

    When I have that problem, I paste the text into, for example, a Word document.
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    I think it may be printer- or application-specific, and not a Windows problem. In both Opera and Internet Explorer printing a highlighted selection works for me from Windows 8, however the "Selection" option under Page Range in the print dialog box is greyed out in Thunderbird.

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