Add headers and footers

To apply header and footer information to several but not to all slides, select the slides you want before starting this procedure. You can select them on the Outline tab or Slides tab in normal view, or in slide sorter view.

On the View menu, click Header and Footer, and then do one of the following:

ShowAdd headers and footers to slides

  1. Click the Slide tab, and then select the options you want.
    • To add an automatically updating date and time, under Date and time, click Update automatically, and select a date and time format. Or, to add a fixed date and time, click Fixed, and type a date and time.
    • To add a number, click Slide number.
    • To add footer text, click Footer, and type your text.
  2. Do one of the following:
    • To add the information to the current slide or selected slides, click Apply.
    • To add the information to every slide in the presentation, click Apply to All.

 Notes 

ShowAdd headers and footers to notes, handouts, and the printed outline

  1. Click the Notes and Handouts tab, and then select the options you want.
    • To add an automatically updating date and time, under Date and time, click Update automatically, and select a date and time format. Or, to add a fixed date and time, click Fixed, and type a date and time.
    • To add page numbers, click Page Number.
    • To add header text, click Header, and type your text.
    • To add footer text, click Footer, and type your text.
  2. Click Apply to All.

ShowTip

You can add, change, or delete headers and footers while viewing your slides or notes and handouts in print preview. To open print preview, on the Standard toolbar (toolbar: A bar with buttons and options that you use to carry out commands. To display a toolbar, press ALT and then SHIFT+F10.), click Print Preview Button image. After you select what you want to view, click the Options button, click Header and Footer, and then make your changes.

 
 
Applies to:
PowerPoint 2003