"Word 2007 Header and Footer Feature - How to Add, Edit or Delete it?"


Word 2007 header and footer are parts of a document that contain information such as page numbers, dates, the document title, and so on.

The header appears at the top of every page, and the footer appears at the bottom of every page. The good thing about creating your document header or footer is that you just need to create it once and it will appear on every page of the entire document.

The following shows the icons available on the Header and Footer Tools - Design tab.

Word 2007 header and footer


To create Header or Footer

  • Open the document to which you want to add a header or footer.
  • On the Insert tab, in the Header & Footer group, click Header or Footer.
  • The header or footer area will be displayed along with the special contextual Header & Footer Tools Design tab.
  • You also can do this by double-clicking in the top area of the document where a header located.
  • Type the text you want displayed in the header.
  • To switch between the header and footer, click the Go To Header or Go To Footer icons in the Navigation group.
  • To insert a page number, click Page Number in the Header & Footer group.
  • To insert a date or time click Date & Time in the Insert group.
  • When finished, double-click in the document area or click the Close Header And Footer button in the Close group.


To edit Word 2007 Header and Footer

  • Open the document to which you want to add a header or footer.
  • Double-click the header or footer area, to make it visible. Edit the header or footer as necessary.
  • When finished, double-click in the document area or click the Close Header And Footer button in the Close group.


To delete Header and Footer

  • Open the document to which you want to add a header or footer.
  • Double-click the header or footer area, to make it visible.
  • Delete the header or footer text or graphics, and press the keyboard Delete button.
  • Alternatively, you also can click Header or Footer in the Header & Footer group, and click Remove Header or Remove Footer.
  • edit or delete header and footer


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