How to Delete the Footer in your Microsoft Word Document
The Footer refers to the text or images placed in the bottom margin of your Microsoft Word Document. They are an easy way to insert page numbers or add important information, such as the author’s name to the bottom of every page.
Microsoft offers a number of different footer templates for users to choose from, the footer can be changed or updated as frequently as you like and will print within the margins in line with your page set up.
Therefore, leaving a footer in your document that is displaying incorrect information or just taking up space will not only confuse your readers but create unbalanced page margins in your document when saved as a PDF or printed.
Removing a footer from your Microsoft Word document is not as easy as highlighting the footer and pressing delete, Microsoft will keep the footer in your document until you work back through these steps to remove it.
In this article, we will talk through how to delete a footer.
Removing the Footer from your Microsoft Word File
- Open Word
- Click the Insert Tab
- Click Footer
- Under the Footer drop-down, click Remove Footer
Once you have clicked ‘Remove Footer’ your footer has been successfully deleted. With a single click of a button, the footer has now been removed from every page in your Microsoft Word Document.
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