Headers and Footers

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Headers and Footers are text or graphics that appear at the top and bottom of a page. A Header will appear at the top of the page and a Footer will appear at the bottom of the page.

Headers and footer will appear on every page in your document.  You can add a page number, dates, the document file name or a copyright line to a header or footer.


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Inserting a Header

To set up a header in your document, click on the Insert tab and find the Header & Footer group.

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Click on the Header item and a drop down list of header options will appear.

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Select the first item on the list, Blank. The top of your page will then look like this ...

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Type in the text you want to appear in the header of each page in your document.

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When you have finished, click on the Close Header & Footer command.

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Inserting a Footer

Let's have a go at adding page numbers to the footer of a document.

The footer is the opposite of the header - the footer will appear at the bottom of each page in the document.

To set up a header in your document, click on the Insert tab and find the Header & Footer group.

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To move to the footer, click on the Go to Footer command.

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Your word processor will jump to the bottom of the page, and the cursor will be flashing in the footer area. 

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To insert a page number, locate the Header Footer panel on the Design tab and click the Page Number command.  From the drop down list of items click on Current Position.  The number 1 will be added in the footer of the page.

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If you scroll to page 2 in the document, the page number will change.  Your word process or will automatically add the correct page number at the bottom of each page.

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When you are happy with your footer, click on the Close Header and Footer command.

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