Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Using Headers and Footers
Although the Date, Number, and Footer areas normally appear at the bottom
of the slide in the Slide Masters, you can move them to the top by switching
to Slide View or Slide Master View and then dragging the placeholders to the
top of the slide.
Adding a date, number, or footer to slides
To add a date, slide number, or footer to your slides, follow these steps:
1. Click the Insert tab on the Ribbon and then click the Header and
Footer button (found in the Text group).
The Header and Footer dialog box appears, as shown in Figure 10-5. (If
necessary, click the Slide tab so that you see the slide footer options as
shown in the figure.)
Figure 10-5: The Header and Footer dialog box.
2. To display the date, select the Date and Time check box. Then select
the date format that you want in the list box beneath the Update
Automatically radio button.
Alternatively, you can select the Fixed radio button and then type any
text that you want in the Fixed text box. The text that you type appears
in the Date area of the Slide Master.
3. To display slide numbers, select the Slide Number check box.
4. To display a footer on each slide, select the Footer check box and
then type the text that you want to appear on each slide in the Footer
For example, you may type your name, your company name, a subliminal
message, or the name of your presentation.