Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Adding Headers and Footers
Chapter 4
Managing Word Pages
Adding Headers and Footers
Headers and footers are features used
for placing information at the top or bottom
of every page of a document. As you’d expect,
a header prints at the top of every page, and a footer
prints at the bottom. You can place any information
in headers and footers, such as a company logo, the
document title, page numbering, and so forth.
plays an additional tab on the Ribbon. You can
now use the Header & Footer Tools>Design tab for
creating your personalized header or footer.
In the header example shown in Figure 4-19, Word
inserts a placeholder for the document title. Click the
placeholder and enter the desired text. Also in the
same figure, you see a placeholder that says “Pick the
Date.” If you click the down arrow, Word displays a
calendar from which you can select the date you
want in the header. Optionally, you can just type a
date in the date field. The actual choices you see
depend on which header or footer style you select.
Using Header and Footer Styles
In keeping with the themed concept of Office
2010, the predefined headers and footers contain
elements designed to make your document more
visually appealing. Choose Insert>Header &
Footer>Header (or Footer) which displays a gallery
of 27 unique header (or footer) styles, as seen in
Figure 4-18. If you were not already in Print Layout
view, Word automatically switches you to it.
Placeholder Design tab Pick the date
Figure 4-19
Working with text placeholders.
Figure 4-18
Creating a header or footer.
Now take a brief look at some of the tool groups
on the Header & Footer Tools>Design tab, as seen
in Figure 4-20.
From the header or footer gallery, select the style
you want. The document header area becomes
visible, the body of the document fades, and Word
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