Insert the file name in a footer

You can place document information such as a file name, author, computer path, or subject into the footer. Also, you can create this information only on the title page.

  1. Double-click the footer area (near the bottom of the page) to open the Header & Footer Tools.

  2. Click Document Info and select the information you want.

    The Document Info options are shown on the Header and Footer Tools tab.

    Note:  Click Document Property to select additional information, such as Author, Company or Subject. Click Field to select from dozens of other properties, such as Date and Time or Links and References.

  3. To return to the body of your document, click Close Header and Footer.

    The Close Header and Footer option is highlighted on the Header and Footer Tools tab.

    Tip:  To center the file name, click Home, and then click the Center icon on the ribbon.

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