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Creating a Microsoft Word Header/Footer for the first page only

This document contains instructions for doing a "Different first page" for Microsoft Word for Mac and Windows. 

For Mac Word 2011:

  1. Go to File on the menu bar --> Page Setup

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  2. Change the settings to Microsoft Word

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  3. Click on the Margins button

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  4. Click on the Layout Button, then select "Different first page" and click OK

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  5. Now you have a different first page header:

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    To view this go to VIew on the menu bar and select Header and footer.

For Windows Word 2007/Word 2010

 

  1. Go to Insert on the Ribbon, click on the Header icon and then select Edit Header

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  2. Locate the "Designlocated under the title "Header & Footer Tools" Check the box "Different First Page"

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  3. You will then see the new "Header" area:


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