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Office 2007 Bible by Lisa A. Bucki, Gavin Powell, Michael R. Irwin, Peter G. Aitken, Michael R. Groh, Cary N. Prague, Faithe Wempen, Herb Tyson, John Walkenbach

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Header and Footer Navigation and Design

Word provides a number of different tools that enable you to control the way headers and footers are displayed and formatted. In this section, you’ll learn what those are and where to find them in the new Word 2007.

Editing the header/footer areas

The main set of controls are contained in the Header & Footer Tools Design tab of the Ribbon, shown in Figure 8-15. To display the Design tab, double-click the header or footer area in a document. Or, from the Insert tab, choose Header Edit Header (or Footer Edit Footer). Once the header/footer layer is open for editing, either header or footer can be edited, as can items inserted into the side area (e.g., page numbers in the side margins), as well as watermarks.

Figure 8-15. The Header & Footer Tools Design tab on the Ribbon provides complete control over headers and footers.

Notice the Go To Header and Go To Footer commands in the Navigation group on the Design tab. You can use those commands to quickly switch back and forth between the header and footer areas, but as suggested by Figure 8-14, both areas are equally accessible at the same time.

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