Headers, Footers, and Page Numbers

In Word headers and footers can keep pages organized. In Word page numbers can help others reference elements of your document.

Challenge!

  1. Create a new Word document. If you want, you can use our practice document.
  2. Create a blank header. If you're using the example, unlock the header.
  3. Add a name to the header. If you're using the example, type the name Tom Shelby after Professor.
  4. Try inserting a preset header or footer.
  5. Add today's date to the header. If you're using the example, add today's date below Professor Tom Shelby.
  6. Try adding a page number to the footer. If you're using the example, add a page number to the bottom of the page.
  7. Try restarting the page numbering.