Different Headers and Footers for Different Pages in Word 22

The header is a piece of content /chapter-related information or something else that is highlighted at the top left, at the top centre, or top right of the pages wherever we want. We will change these by content or chapter.

The footer may be a date, address, content /chapter-related information, or something else that is highlighted at the bottom left, bottom centre, or bottom of the pages wherever we want. We may or may not change these by content or chapter.

To change/ accommodate the different Headers and Footers for Different Pages (different headers and footers on each page) in MS-Word, Watch the video tutorial or follow the steps given below the video tutorial.

How to Change different Headers and Footers in Each Page in Word:

To make it easier for you to understand, this Lesson explains to you in 2 ways. 1. Quick Digest 2. Descriptive Digest. So, get started now.

1. Quick Digest: Accommodate Different Headers and Footers for Different Pages/Each Page

  • Add some pages with or without content.
  • Click on the page where you want to start a new Header or Footer (To start New Section) after leaving some pages for the first Header or Footer as given in the picture below.
Clicking for headers and footers
Clicking for Different Headers and Footers
  • Go to the “Page Layout” tab (in 2010 and earlier versions) or “Layout” tab (in 2013 and later versions).
  • Click on “Breaks”, and then click on the “Next Page” under “Section Breaks”.
Section Breaks in Headers and Footers
            Section Breaks in Headers and Footers
  • To apply the new header or footer on other pages, click on the page where you want to start (To start New Section), then follow the 3rd, 4th and 5th step. 
  • Double click on the top of any page to open the blank Header and Footer.
Double click at the top of any page for different headers and footers for different pages
Double click at the top of any page
  • Click on the page where you have started/applied the “Next Page” under “Section Breaks” before for new sections.
  • Afterwards, click on the “Link to Previous” to remove the previous (link) section of the Header or Footer.
Link to Previous or remove previous link different headers and footers for different pages
Click Link to previous
  • In the same way, to remove the previous (link) section of the Header or Footer on all other pages, follow the above 8th and 9th step. 
  • Now start typing the Header or Footer of your choice from the 1st page. 
  • Note:         No need to apply the “Section Breaks” for the first page.
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2. Descriptive Steps: Different Headers and Footers for Different Pages

  1. First, add enough pages with content in your document. For example, add 8 or more pages
How to add pages with content in ms word | Different Headers and Footers for Different Pages in MS-Word
Add more pages with content – Multiple Headers and Footers for Different Pages in Word
  1. To Accommodate Different Headers and Footers for Different/Each Pages in MS-Word, click at the beginning of the first line of the page you want. For example, click the 2nd page as given in the page below.
clicking the page to select | Different Headers and Footers for Different Pages in MS-Word
  1. On the Layout tab, in the Page Setup group, click on the Breaks, and then select the “Next Page” under the “Section Breaks”.
Section-Break in MS Word
Section Break
  1. Now, to stop previous page Section Break (Header or Footer) or start new section to the next pages wherever you want, click at the beginning of the first line on the next page, rather than the page that you want to stop previous Header or Footer. For example, to stop at the 4th page and start from the 5th page, you should click only on the 5th page.
Clicking for page break | Different Headers and Footers for Different Pages in MS-Word
Clicking for Page Break – Different Headers and Footers for Different Pages in MS-Word
  1. Again, go to the Layout tab, click on the Breaks in the Page Setup group, and then select the “Next Page” under “Section Breaks”. ​
Section-Break-for-the-next-pages-in-ms-word
Section Break in MS Word
  1. Again, to stop previous page Header or Footer to the next pages wherever you want, click at the beginning of the first line of the next page, rather than the page that you want to stop previous Header or Footer. For example, to stop at the 7th page, click the 8th page. ​
clicking the 3rd section break for break | Different Headers and Footers for Different Pages in MS-Word
Clicking for page break – Different Headers and Footers for Different Pages in MS Word
  1. Again Now, on the Layout tab, in the Page Setup group, click on the Breaks, and then select the “Next Page” under the “Section Breaks”.
What is Section Break in MS Word
Section Break in MS Word
  1. After that, double click on the top or bottom of any page to open the Header and Footer Tools Design tab
Double clicking at top of any page | Different Headers and Footers for Different Pages in MS-Word
Double click at the top of any page
  1. Now click on the page no. 2 where the first section break is being applied.
  2. Afterwards, click on the “Link to Previous” to remove the Previous Section Link for the Current Section.
Clicking link to previous | Different Headers and Footers for Different Pages in MS-Word
Click the Link to previous
  1. Then click on the 5th page where the next section break is being applied.
  2. After that, click on the “Link to Previous”
removing previous section in ms word | Different Headers and Footers for Different Pages in MS-Word
Link to previous
  1. Now click on the page no. 8 where the 3rd section break is being applied.
  2. Again, click the “Link to Previous” to remove the Previous Section Link for the Current Section.
Clicking Link to Remove Previous section break | Different Headers and Footers for Different Pages in MS-Word
Link to previous
  1. Now, click in between 2nd and 4th page to select a page, which was between the first and second section breaks​
Different Headers and Footers for Different Pages in MS-Word
Click in between the 2nd and 4th page to select a page
  1. Then enter the Header or Footer name you want and format them as you wish.​
Different Header |Typing the Header Name
Type the Header or Footer name you want
  1. Now, click in between 5th and 7th page, which was the first and second section breaks​
Click for Different Headers and Footers for Different Pages in MS-Word
Click in between the 5th and 7th page
  1. Then enter the next Header name you want and format them as you wish.
Typing Headers for Multiple Headers and Footers for Different Headers
  1. So, we left the 1st and 8th page, if you wish to type the Header on these pages, then you can.
  2. Lastly, click on the “Close Header and Footer”
Closing the header and footer tools after completion of Different Headers or Footers for Different Pages

How to use multiple headers and footers in a single document

You can use multiple headers and footers in a single document as explained in the different headers and footers.

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How to Make Different headers and footers on each page?

Creating a different header or footer on each page is the same as a different header and footer for different pages.

How to Add Different Footer in a Word

Changing different footers for different pages is the same as changing different footers. 

How to Separate Header and Footer in Word

Just adding the only header, or footer, not both on each page to separate them.

Conclusion:

I think you understood the different headers and footers as described above. However, the general method of applying headers and futures is well known. But, applying different headers and footers is not the most familiar thing, and applying it is a bit tricky. It is understood by the Lesson above that this approach makes it easier to understand the different sections of the document work.

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What is the Header in MS Word?

The header is a piece of content /chapter-related information or something else that is highlighted to the top left, centre, or right side of the pages wherever we want. We will change these by content or chapter.

How to Open a Header and Footer Tools Design Tab in Word?

The Header and Footer Tools Design tab is very useful to customize the header and footer you like. To open the header and footer tool design tab, double-click on the top or bottom of any page or go to the Insert tab → click the drop-down arrow of the header or footer → select one of the pre-designed formats you like.

How to Add Different First Page Header or Footer in MS Word?

Do you want to insert all except the first-page header or footer, or all headers or footers except the first page? Click on the” Different First Page” on the Header and Footer Tools Design tab, in the Options group.

How to Apply Different Odd and Even Page Header or Footer in Word?

By clicking the “Different Odd & Even Pages” option, you can insert a header or footer for only odd or even pages in your word document.

How to Show or Hide Document Content when you apply Header or Footer?

You can show or hide the document text while applying the header or footer by using this option.

How to Navigate from Header to Footer or Footer to Header in Word?

On the Header and Footer Tools Design tab, in the Navigation group, we have more commands to easily navigate from header to footer or vice versa as well as you can easily navigate to the previous or next header or footer.  These tools are very useful to make a header or footer easier. These are all very simple to insert by clicking them.

What is the header and footer in MS Word?

The header is a piece of content /chapter-related information or something else that is highlighted to the top left, centre, or right side of the pages wherever we want. We will change these by content or chapter.

How to edit Microsoft Word Header or Footer?

Double click on the top or bottom of any page to edit the header or footer in MS Word?

How to have different headers in Word?

To have different header or footers, we should apply the section breaks. To apply the section breaks, we have deep knowledge of the Section Breaks in MS Word. Continue Reading >>