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Use headers and footers to add a title, date, or page numbers to every page in a document.

Insert a header or footer

  1. Select Insert > Header or Footer.

  2. Select one of the built in designs.

  3. Type the text you want in the header or footer.

  4. Select Close Header and Footer when you're done.

Note: To edit any existing header or footer, open the Header & Footer Tools by double-clicking inside the header or footer area.

Different first page

  1. Edit an existing header or footer by double-clicking inside the header or footer area.

  2. In the Header & Footer Tools, select Design and then Different First Page.

Remove header or footer

  • Select Insert > Header or Footer.

  • Select Remove Header or Remove Footer.

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Add a header or footer

Remove all headers and footers

Delete or change a header or footer on a single page

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