How to Add Header and Footer in Powerpoint

How to Add Header and Footer in Powerpoint

Are you looking for a way to add a Header and a Footer note in your Powerpoint presentation? then this is the best article for you.

How to Insert Headers and Footers in PowerPoint

To add headers and footers to your PowerPoint presentation, first, open it and then select “Insert.”


Click "Insert."

Click “Header and Footer” in the “Text” group.

Click "Header and Footer."

You’ll be on the “Slide” tab when the window opens. 
To include them in your slides, choose from the following options:
Time and date
Number of slides
You may have noticed that there isn’t header choice. 
This is due to the fact that headers aren’t available on slides, but there is simple workaround that we’ll go over below.
After you’ve made your choices, you can see where they’ll appear on the slide in the “Preview” on the right.

You can see where your selections will appear on the slide in the "Preview."

In the text box under “Footer,” type the text you want to appear in the footer. 
If you don’t want the text to appear on the title slide of your presentation, pick the “Don’t Show on Title Slide” option.

 Select the "Don't Show On Title Slide" option.

After you’ve got everything where you want it, click “Apply” to add your content to the slide you’re working on. 
To apply our content to all slides in our presentation, we clicked “Apply to All.”

Click "Apply to All" to add your content to all slides in your presentation.

The content will now show  at the bottom of the PowerPoint presentation slides you selected.

Footer text on a slide.

How to Edit Headers and Footers in PowerPoint

Let’s say you made a mistake while writing the text for your headers and footers and you want to edit it, you can follow the steps below.

How to Edit a Header or a Footer on a Single Slide


You may simply modify the text of a header or footer on only one of your slides by selecting the text of the header or footer. The text can then be edited like any other section of your PowerPoint slide. To change the text’s format, highlight it and use the formatting tools on the top of your PowerPoint slide.

How to Edit Headers and Footers on All Slides

Follow the path Insert Header and Footer and then update the content in the Header and Footer box to edit headers or footers on all of your slides at once.

Follow the path View > Master > Slide Master if you need to change the font or size of the text in your headers and footers across all slides. Then select the top slide from the left side of the screen. To change the format of the text, select the header or footer you want to update and utilize the formatting tools at the top of the PowerPoint window.
Select View > Normal to exit the Slide Master view. All of your slides will now reflect your modifications.



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