The Header and Footer feature in Microsoft Publisher is used to create headers and footers on any master page. The Header and Footer group contains insert page numbers, Insert date and time, and show Header and Footer. The master page is an invisible layer on which your publication was built.
How to ad Header or Footer into a publication in Publisher
Follow the steps below to insert a Header and Footer into a Publication in Microsoft Publisher:
- Add a header or footer to a single-page master page
- Add headers or footers for the two-page master page
- Hide the header or footer on any page
1] Add a header or footer to a single-page master page
On the Insert tab, in the Header and Footer group, click the Header or Footer button.
The Master Page window will open.
On Master Page, a header and footer text boxes will appear along with the Header and Footer toolbar.
You can type text into the header or footer on the master page. You can use the features offered in the Header and Footer group; these are:
Show Header/Footer: Show the header or footer on the current Master Page and allows you to switch between them.
Insert Page Number: Insert a field to display the current page number.
Insert Date: insert the current date
Insert Time: Insert the current time.
In this tutorial, we have chosen to choose Insert Page Number from the Header and Footer group.
Then close the Master Page.
The number will appear in the footer of your publication.
2] Add headers or footers for the two-page master page
On the View tab, click Master Page.
On Master Page, click the Show Header/ Footer button.
Header and Footer boxes will appear on the master page. In Microsoft Office 365, you can use the Show Header/ Footer button to switch between the header and footer.
You can type text into the header or footer of the master page, or you can use the features offered in the Header and Footer group.
In the Master Page group, click the Two Page Master button.
You can now edit the headers and footers on both pages of your two-page master page.
3 Hide the header or footer on any page
In Microsoft Publisher 365, in the navigation pane, right-click the page containing the header or footer you want to hide, hover the cursor over Master Page and select None from the context menu.
The header or footer will be hidden.
To Unhide the header or footer, follow the same procedure and select the master page from the context menu you have hidden from the header or footer.
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What is a header and footer used for?
The Header and Footer feature is used to insert document information such as name, number, date, and even mages. Header is a field that allows you to place text at the top of the page, while Footer allows you to place text at the bottom of the page. In Publisher, the content of the header will appear at the top of each page associated with the master page, while the content of the header will appear at the bottom of each page associated with the master page.
Where is the master page in Publisher?
To find Master Page in Microsoft Publisher follow the steps below:
- Launch Publisher.
- On the View tab in the Views group, click the Master Page button.
- The Master Page will open.
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