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Headers and footers are located on each page of the document in the top and bottom margins. Headers and footers can contain information that is not related to the main text of the document, but is of an informational or formatting nature. For example, page numbers, title of the document or its individual sections, company logo, and so forth.

The information contained in headers and footers is unique to each section of the document.

Comments in the header and footers section are saved in .odt and .xodt file formats only. When you save a document in .docx format, comments in the header and footer section are automatically deleted.

Configure header and footer

To configure headers and footers, follow the steps below:

1.Place the cursor on any page in the section where you want to configure the headers or footers.

2.Switch to the header or footer editing mode using one of the following methods:

In the Command menu, select Insert > Header and Footer > Header / Footer.

On the Toolbar, in the Insert section, click t_more. In the insert pane that appears, select t_insert_headers_and_footers Header and Footer > Header / Footer.

To configure the headers, move the mouse cursor to the top of the page. To configure the footers, move the mouse cursor to the bottom of the page. When the cursor changes to header or footer, double-click the left mouse button.

3.Open the header and footer settings pane in one of the following ways:

Below the header or above the footer, click Options and select Header Settings / Footer Settings from the drop-down list.

On the Sidebar, click side_panel_header Header or side_panel_footer Footer.

4.In the header and footer settings pane, specify the required parameters (see the table down below).

5.Add data to the header and/or footer: enter text or insert the desired object. Format the header and/or footer content as needed. If you have chosen to create a different header or footer for the first page and/or different headers and footers for even and odd pages, add and format the content in each type of header and/or footer.

Option

Action

Indent from the top

Indent from the bottom

Indent from the top edge of the page to the data entry line in the header.

Indent from the bottom edge of the page to the data entry line in the footer.

Different first page

Allows you to create unique content in headers and footers both on the first page of the whole document and on the first page of any of the sections.

When checked, both the header and footer of the first page become the different ones.

When checked, the application saves the data that is entered in the different header and footer and when checked/unchecked, it displays/hides exactly that data.

Different even and odd pages

Applies to both header and footer at the same time.

Determining whether pages are even or odd always begins on the first page of a document, regardless of whether there are sections.

To quickly move from configuring the header to customizing the footer, select the footer with a single click. The header settings pane closes and the footer settings pane opens. You can move from customizing the footer to customizing the header in the similar way.

The header or footer settings pane closes automatically when you exit the header and footer editing mode. If necessary, it can be hidden manually while working with headers and footers.

To do this, proceed with one of the following:

At the top of the pane, click side_panel_search_close.

On the Sidebar, click side_panel_header Header or side_panel_footer Footer.

Click the side_panel_header Header or side_panel_footer Footer button again to display the pane.

To exit header and footer editing mode, do one of the following:

Double-click the document text outside of the header and footer area.

Click t_add_exception_icon below the header or above the footer.

Press Esc.

Delete header and footer content

If necessary, you can delete header or footer content in the selected section of the document. The following rules apply to deletion:

If a document contains only one section, the contents of the headers and footers are deleted throughout the document.

If you have created a different header and/or footer for the first page, the contents of the first page header and footer and the contents of the section footer need to be deleted separately.

If the section is configured with different headers and footers for even and odd pages, the content of the headers and footers of those pages that are similar to the one selected for deletion is deleted. For example, when you select an even-numbered page, the contents of even-numbered page headers and footers are deleted.

To delete the contents of the headers and footers, follow the steps below:

1.Place the cursor on the page of the section where you want to delete header or footer content. In this case:

If the section has a different header and/or footer configured for the first page, place the cursor on the first page to delete the header and/or footer content on the first page, and on any other page in the section to delete the header and/or footer content on other pages.

If the section is configured with different headers and/or footers for even and odd pages, place the cursor on an even page to delete header and/or footer content on even pages, or place the cursor on an odd page to delete header and/or footer content on odd pages in the section.

2.Switch to the header or footer editing mode using one of the following methods:

In the Command menu, select Insert > Header and Footer > Header / Footer.

On the Toolbar, in the Insert section, click t_more. In the insert pane that appears, select t_insert_headers_and_footers Header and Footer > Header / Footer.

To delete header contents, move the mouse cursor to the top of the page. To delete footer contents, move the mouse cursor to the bottom of the page. When the cursor changes to header or footer, double-click the left mouse button.

3.Below the header or above the footer, click Options and select Remove Header / Remove Footer from the drop-down list.

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