In this tutorial, I will guide to you how to create header and footer in Word. We can create header and footer as text or image.
If you did not know, the feature of creating headers and footers is very popular with professional and formal documents. And no matter what, we will also have to learn how to display headers and footers beautifully, such as in dissertations, projects, reports, …
Header and footer creation tips can be applied to many types of inserts, so today I will guide you through the most common types that are inserting text and image.
I. Create header and footer in word by text.
Step 1: Open Word file to create header or footer. In the ribbon, choose Insert.
Step 2: In the Header & Footer section, depends on your need, choose Header or Footer. I will give an example of creating a header.
After clicking Header, Word will give you types of header to add. You can choose from those available. For me I will select Blank.
Note: A quicker way to open the Header or Footer editor is to double-click at the top or bottom of the document.
Step 3: You can see the main text are faded out and you are available to write in the header, as shown in the image below.
Step 4: After finishing adding header text, click Close Header and Footer to save and exit.
The header will be displayed like this.
II. Creating Header and Footer by image.
Step 1 and step 2 are the same with when you create header as texts. My suggestion will still be the Blank option.
Step 3: Double-kick at the header to open tab Design. Here you can select picture from your computer by choosing Picture, or Online Picture to get it online.
Step 4: After finishing inserting the image, drag and drop the corners of the image to align the size to match the header.
Step 5: You can make more alignment by move to tab Format, choosing from Adjust, Shadow Effects, Border (right-click => Border and Shading), Arrange, depending on your preferences.
This is the result header.
The steps to do with the footer are completely similar, except that you double-click at the bottom of the text page, the rest are identical. Here are the results of my footer creation.
Footer as text:
Footer as image:
Creating headers and footers in Word is now very simple, you can use these tips to beautify reports, essays, insert logos, etc.
Thank you for reading my articles, hope they will bring you useful information and help you a lot in your work. And finally, good luck.