Including Headers and Footers

Adding text to the header (top) and footer (bottom) areas in a Word document serves a number of purposes, but primarily headers and footers are used to repeat information at the top or bottom of each page. You can easily insert page numbers, text, Building Blocks, pictures, and clip art in document headers and footers.


You can see a document’s headers and footers only in printed documents, Print Layout view (provided white space between pages is not suppressed), Print Preview, and Full Screen Reading view (if the Show Printed Page option is selected). Headers and footers are hidden in Web Layout, Outline, and Draft view.

Adding Page Numbers

Word enables you to add page numbers in two main ways. You can add basic ...

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