6: Now you will learn about formatting on a
section level where any formatting affects only your
desired section, you will learn to manipulate headers
and footers. Let's get started!
Sections, Headers and Footers
a Section Break
a Section Break
you divide your document into sections, any formatting you do will only affect your desired section and not the
whole document. To insert a Section break:
Click on the Insert menu and choose Break
Once the dialog box appears, you will have several options to
choose from regarding the Break type and Section break types:
Next page option allows you to insert a section break and
start the new section on the very next page
Continuous option allows you to insert a section break
and start a new section on the same page
Even page/Odd page options allow you to start a section on the next even or odd pages.
a Header or a Footer
Inserting a Header or a Footer
Headers and Footers give your documents a professional
quality by allowing you to insert text at the top and bottom of
your page. You may insert text on the top (Header) or the bottom
(Footer) of your screen. To insert a header:
Click the View menu and select Header
rest of the text will show up faded, which indicates that you
will only make changes within the dashed lines that mark the
header and footer.
you Click the Auto Insert Text button, you have several
options to choose from.
You may insert page numbers by clicking Insert Page Numbers
button. To insert number of pages, click on Insert Number of
If you want to insert different Headers on different pages, you
may do so by clicking Page Setup button.
To switch between Header and Footer, click Switch Between
Header and Footer button.
Headers and Footers
Headers and Footers
you want to include more than just the page
numbers in your documents; this is where Headers
and Footers come in. Headers and
Footers give your documents a professional
quality by allowing you to insert text at the
top and bottom of your page. You may insert text
on the top (Header) or the bottom (Footer) of
may not want to have Headers and Footers that
are the same on all of your pages. Perhaps you
want a different Header and Footer on odd and
even pages, or the first page alone.
on File menu and choose Page
Click the Layout Tab
Under Headers and Footers, choose Different
odd and even, or Different first
Choose the desired distance for your
headers and footers from the edge.
this lesson you have learned about section breaks as
well as headers and footers, let's review a little...
and Footers are created
from the View
menu. A simple header
and footer is created by
the Insert Page Number
whether is the page
numbers are on the top
and Footers can
be centered, left or
right aligned, with any
font or font size.
may be inserted to
automatically insert the
date and/or time and
page number when the
document is printed.
you insert a Header
and/or a Footer
they will automatically
appear on every page,
you may however modify
the header and footer
for each page, sometimes
this requires a section
break to be inserted.
Below is a an example of
what a section break
looks like once you
at the top of your
Insert menu allows
you to mark where one
section ends and another
begins by inserting section
You may choose
where to insert a section
break, on the same,
next, odd or even page.
will automatically store
all the formatting you
have done within each
section in the section
break. This is important
because getting rid of
section break means
getting rid of all the
formatting as well. The
text above the break
will adopt the
formatting of the next
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