Headers and Footers

When using Word XP headers and footers can be added to make your document stand out. Learn more about using these features here.

Inserting headers and footers

The header and footer usually contain title and author information, dates, and page numbers. The header appears at the top of the page, while the footer appears at the bottom of the page.

To insert a header and footer:

  • Click View on the menu bar.
  • Select Header and Footer.
  • The document will appear grayed out with a dotted Header and Footer box showing at the top and bottom of the page.
  • Locate the Header and Footer toolbar on the page.

    Header and Footer Toolbar
  • Type inside the dotted boxes to insert your header and/or footer.
  • Click Close on the Header and Footer toolbar when you are finished.

Header Example


Footer Example