Adding Header & Footer in PowerPoint 2010 - Microsoft Powerpoint

How to add header & footer in PowerPoint 2010?

PowerPoint provides an ability to add headers and footers to the slides. While having footers in presentations is logical, header may not be visible at first. Typically, the slide title will be the header in the main slide, however when it comes to printing out handouts, a separate header will be very useful.

Below are the steps to add header and footer information to slides

Step 1 In the Insert ribbon, click on the Header & Footer menu item.

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Sept 2 − Header and Footer dialog have two tabs — the Slide tab and the Notes and Handouts tab.

Step 3 − You can add details to the slide footer from the Slide tab.

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Slide Footer Options & Description

1

Date and time

· To add date and time to the footer

· To specify date and time format entered

· To set up the footer to update automatically or use a fixed number

2

Slide Number

Will insert the Slide number in the footer

3

Footer

This will add designated text to the footer - a good example of this is the confidentiality clause or copyright clause

4

Don't show on title slide

This will decide on whether the footer information should be displayed on the title slide or not

Step 4 − You can add the details to the handouts from the Notes and Handouts tab.

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Notes and Handouts Options & Description

1

Date and time

· This will add date and time to the footer

· To specify the format of the date and time entered

· To set up the footer to update automatically or use a fixed number

2

Header

This will add header information for every page on the handout

3

Page Number

This will insert page number in the footer

4

Footer

This will add designated text to the footer - a good example of this is the confidentiality clause or copyright clause

When you check any of the header and footer checkboxes in either tabs, you can see the location where the details are inserted in the preview section.

slide tab preview

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