How to insert header and footer in PowerPoint 2010

PowerPoint 2010 provides users with the option to insert header and footer in Slides, Notes and Handouts. Users can insert header and footer using the option available as part of Insert menu.

Click the Insert menu then navigate to Text section.

Header & Footer PowerPoint 2010

On clicking Header & Footer option the following window will be displayed.

Header & Footer Windows PowerPoint 2010  

The different option that is available as part Header and Footer are

  • Inserting Date and Time (Fixed as well as Dynamic).
  • Inserting Slide Number.
  • Inserting Footer.

The only extra feature that is available for Notes and Handouts compared to slide is the option for adding Headers.

Header Notes Handouts PowerPoint 2010

After entering the required information, click the Apply to All button to reflect this change in all the slides. If you do not want to insert header and footer in Title Slide then un tick the check box with label as Don’t show on title slide. Check out screenshots of Header & Footer for Slides, Notes and Handouts.

Insert Header & Footer in Slides

Header and Footer in PowerPoint Slides

Insert Header & Footer in Notes

Header and Footer in PowerPoint Notes

In Category: Office 2010, PowerPoint 2010

Ravi Shankar

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