Headers and footers for document sections

complex document with varying headers

Using Word 2007, create headers and footers in a document that has several parts, such as a cover page and table of contents, followed by chapters.

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About this course

This course includes:

  • One practice session for hands-on experience. The practice requires Word 2007.

  • A Quick Reference Card you can take away from the course.


After completing this course you will be able to:

  • Create document sections by adding section breaks.

  • Work within sections to create varied headers and footers.

  • Apply a different-first-page setting for headers and footers.

  • Create headers and footers for facing pages.

Before you begin

Before taking this course, it will help you to have a basic familiarity with adding headers and footers to Word 2007 documents. For that, look at this training course: Header and footer basics.

Topics in this course

  1. Varying your headers and footers

  2. Create different sections

  3. How to create section breaks

  4. How sections are shown in headers and footers

  5. Create unique text in a header

  6. Tips for working with different headers and footers

  7. Create a different first page

  8. Different headers and footers for odd and even pages

  9. Practice

  10. Quick reference card

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