Create different headers and footers in a document

  1. Insert a section break (next page, odd page, or even page) before changing header or footer content.
  2. Activate the header or footer you want to change by choosing View → Header and Footer or by double-clicking the header or footer.
  3. Deselect the Link to Previous button in the Header and Footer toolbar. Link to Previous


  • To create a unique header/footer for the first page in a section, including a blank header/footer so there is no page number, for example, click the Page Setup button and select Different First Page.
  • To create unique headers/footers for the odd and even pages in a document, click the Page Setup button and select Different Odd and Even.
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