How to add a Cover Page to your Microsoft Word Document
Why do you need a cover page?
A title or cover page is the first page a reader will see when reviewing your document, it is used to give a brief outline of the document, explaining what it is about, who wrote it, when it was written and the documents name or title if applicable.
A cover page may be the first page in your essay or the first page to your propsoal, introducing the document formally.
Cover pages are extremely personal and there is a reason for that. You should see the cover letter of your document as a way to capture the reader’s attention and provide them will all of the key information they may be looking for at a glance.
Use the cover letter to draw a reader in.
In this post, we will outline how to insert a cover page into your Microsoft Word Document
Inserting a Cover Letter into a Word Document
- Open Word
- Press Insert Tab
- Click Pages
- Click Cover Page
- Select the Style of cover page you would like to insert
- Edit the text in the cover page template to personalise your cover page
You have now successfully added a cover letter to your Microsoft Word Document. Often, the cover letter is not counted as the first page of your document so don’t forget to adjust your page numbers accordingly before pressing save.
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