How to Enable Ctrl p?

Ctrl-P-key

Ctrl p is also referred as Contrl+P and C-p. It is a keyboard shortcut key to print a document or page. To print any document or page press and hold Ctrl key, and while continuing to hold, press P. Pressing Ctrl+p, you can print the current page that is open in any browser like Chrome, Edge, Firefox, Explorer and Opera.
Ctrl + P opens a print preview of the current page or document being viewed.

How to Enable Ctrl+p

If you press ctrl+p shortcut key to print your document, it types cp not open printing window, To solve this issue follow these steps :

Method : 1 – Enable Ctrl+p in Word

  • In Word, Go to File>Options>Customize Ribbon.
  • On the ‘Customize the Ribbon and keyboard shortcuts’ window, click on the ‘Customize’ button with the title of Keyboard shortcuts. Now Customize Keyboard window will be open.
  • Select ‘File Tab’ in the Categories List and scroll down in the Commands List to find the ‘PrintPreviewAndPrint’ option, click on it.
  • You will see all the shortcut keys related to PrintPreviewAndPrint. See Ctrl+P in the given list. If its not add in the given list, press Ctrl+p key in the section of Press new shortcut key and click on Assign, close and then ok.
  • After all process, press ctrl+p shortcut key to check its work properly or not.
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Method : 2 – Enable Ctrl Keys using Command Prompt

  • Press Win + R keys to open the Run dialog box, and then enter cmd in the open box and click OK button to open command prompt window.
  • On the command prompt window, right-click the title bar and select Properties from context menu.
  • In the pop-up window, click the checkbox next to ‘Enable Ctrl key shortcuts’ under the Options menu and tap on OK button to save changes.
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