Adding pictures to header or footer in Microsoft Word 2016?

by Ali January 31, 2017 at 10:17 am

In this article, we will learn about adding pictures to header or footer in Microsoft word 2016. As we have headers and footers in Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 we also have headers and footer in Microsoft word 2016. Normally we use texts, numbers, and symbols in the header or footer. Usually, people uses header and footer to add the page number or slide number but some of the people know that we can also insert pictures. Pictures can be logo or icons. Whenever we use a logo or an icon of your site or your company people will easily remember your company. In Addition, we can also add charts, tables, smart art and shapes to the header and footer in Microsoft word 2016.

Before adding a picture to the header or footer we have to know what is header and footer. What is header and footer in Microsoft word 2016?

Header and footer are the free places on the top of the page and at the bottom. The header is always on the top and the footer is at the bottom of the page. We can say that header is the head of the page and footer is the foot of the page. We normally insert texts, symbols, numbers, graphics, and pictures. There are more things that we can add to header or footer. We can add tables, charts, shapes, and SmartArt but people don’t use them usually. People don’t use tables, charts, and smart art because they need more space rather than the texts, numbers, and symbols. We can also use the shapes in the header or footer. The above was a short information about adding pictures to the header or footer. We can insert a header and footer from the insert tab.

Adding Pictures to header or footer

Go to insert tab and in the (Header & footer) group click on the header to insert a header into the document.

Double click on the top part of the page to insert a header and double click at the bottom of the page for a footer. when you double click on the top of the page then the free place that will appear is called the header of the page.

When you go to the insert tab for inserting a header then there is a list of styles for a header. You click on any of them to insert it into your document.when you click on any of them then it will automatically appear on the top of your page. After inserting a style you can edit the header or footer to add your data or change the graphic colors.

Adding Pictures to header or footer
Header style list

In the insert tab below the header option, we have also the footer option. There is also a list of styles of the footer. After inserting a header, you can add contents like picture, text, and numbers. Follow the following steps to insert a picture into the header or footer.

First of all, you have to select the header or the footer then go to the insert tab. Go to the illustration group and then click on the pictures tool.

Adding Pictures to header or footer
Illustrations group

Browse and after selecting the picture click on the insert to insert the picture. Don’t forget you can also insert a picture from the internet.
Click here to learn ( How to insert a picture from the internet).

After inserting the picture, a new tab will appear by the name of Design. Change the place of the picture from the design tab. When you change the place you can properly place the picture and manage the place for it. If the picture size is big then the header or footer will take the large place of the page. You can decrease the size of the picture as much as you want.

Double click on the outside of the header or footer to close header or footer. Now you are done here. I hope you have gotten something from this article.

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