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Microsoft® Office Word 2007 Plain & Simple by Marianne Moon, Jerry Joyce

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Creating Running Heads

In addition to page numbers, a long document usually has some type of identifying text—called a running head—at the top or bottom of each page of the document. All you do is create the running head once, and Word places it on the pages you designate. For the sake of consistency, we’re using the term running head for the heading itself, and the terms header and footer to indicate the running head’s position on the page. Note that on the screen you can see the headers and footers on your page only in Print Layout view or in Print Preview.

Create a Header and Footer

  1. On the Insert tab, click the Header button, and, in the gallery ...

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