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Microsoft Word:  Header/Footer and Page Number: Insert into a document
There are several ways to add headers, footers, and page numbers to WORD documents.  Two ways are described below.

1. To insert a header or footer (they are inserted together) into your document, from the menu bar, click View -- Header and Footer.
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2. A text box for the header appears at the top of the page and a text box for the footer appears at the bottom of the page.
   Type the header/footer information in the corresponding text box.

3. Use the Header and Footer tab of the Formatting Palette to insert page number, number of pages, the date, or the time.
    note: If you do not see the Formatting Palette, go to View--Formatting Palette from the menu bar.
 
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4. To align text to the center or right, you can use the tab key on your keyboard.
    Adjust the placement of the left, center, and right tabs by dragging the small black arrows in the ruler bar at the top of your document.
 
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5. To exit the header/footer editor, click Close on the header/footer tab. Header/footer information will appear grayed out in the document.

6. To edit the header or footer, double click anywhere in the header/footer area of the document or from the menu bar click View -- Header and Footer.
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    1. Another way to add a Header/Footer to your document is from the menu bar, click Insert -- Page Numbers.
       This will create a header/footer that displays only the page number. However, more information can be added to this header or footer.
 
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2. The Page Numbers window will open. Click on the buttons to select where the page number will be positioned on the page.
    Check the box if the page number should show on the first page.
    Click the Format button for more options.
    Click the OK button to add the header/footer to the document.

3. To edit the header or footer, double click anywhere in the header/footer area of the document
   or
    from the menu bar click View -- Header and Footer.
    You can also edit by using the Header and Footer tab of the Formatting Palette.