Create different headers or footers for odd and even pages

For booklets or double-sided printing, you might want a different header and footer on the left and right side of the document. Here’s how to do that:

  1. Click Edit Document > Edit in Word Online if you haven’t already opened your document for editing.

    Edit in Word Online

  2. Click Insert > Header & Footer.

    Header & Footer button

  3. In the white area that appears at the top of the document area, click Options > Different Even & Odd Pages.

    Different Even & Odd Pages option

  4. Type the text you want to appear on even pages.

  5. Click Odd Pages, and then type the text you want to appear on odd pages.

    Odd header and footer page area

  6. To resume editing your document, click the gray document area. Note that you won’t see your header or footer while editing.

  7. To see what you document will look like with your new header and footer, click View > Reading View.

    Reading View button

Tip:  For added flair, add an image to your headers or footers.

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