Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Adding Headers and Footers
Working with Fields Header and footer elements are built out of fields ,
which hold pieces of information that update, such as page numbers or
dates. You can add and subtract specific fields from a header or footer
to customize it. For example, you can insert a date and time field that
updates every time you open the document.
To insert a specific field, such as the document title or author name, click
Document Info on the Design tab, and select a field.
Word inserts the specified field; in this example an author name field is ad-
ded to the header.
To navigate between headers and footers, click the Go to Header or Go to
To exit the header and footer area of a document, click the Close Header
and Footer button.