Want to know about Header and Footer in MS Word document? Want to insert header or footer in MS word? This tutorial will tell you details about header and footer, how to add header and footer in MS Word document, how to remove the header from the first page, and how to remove header or footer from entire document.
What is Header and Footer in MS Word Document?
The Header is a small portion which appears at the top of the page. The Footer appears at the bottom of the page. These two places are helpful to display page numbers, Author name, Title of the document, Chapter title, and date.
With MS word you have many header and footer options. For Example, you can create same headers and footers for every page, different headers and footers for each section of a document.
How to Insert Header and footer in ms word
Go to Insert and Choose Header to add header or Footer to insert footer. Design tab will appear on the right side of the Ribbon. Select any one of the styles. You will see header or footer with a dotted box.
Then type the desired information into the header or footer.
When finished, click on Close Header and Footer or Press Esc key.
Editing Headers and Footers
After closing the Header or Footer, it will be visible but locked. If you want to edit the header or footer simply double click on the header or footer to unlock and it will allow you to edit.
Design Tab Options
When your document’s Header and Footer are unlocked, then the design tab will appear on the right side of the Ribbon, and various editing options are available.
Remove Header or footer from the first Page
If Some documents you do not want to show Header or Footer only on the first-page select “Different first page”. For Example, if you are numbering pages, you want to start numbering from the second page and want to hide the first page then use “Different first page ” option.
Remove the Header or Footer from Entire document
If you want to delete all information contained in the header or footer, click on Header command and click remove header from that menu appears. Also, you can remove footer using footer command.
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