Toggle menu visibility. Ask Another Question. Toggle action bar FAQ Actions. Print Tweet Share on Facebook Was this helpful? Answered By: Alyssa Mitchell. Microsoft Word instructions: From the menu, click on the Insert tab. Tab over twice and type in the numeral 1.
Go to the 2nd page of your paper. The number 2 should already be there. Type in your title or abbreviated title in all caps in front of the 2. Tab the 2 over to the right side of the header. Click on the red "X" to close the Header and Footer Tools. Microsoft Word , click here or read on: From the menu, click on the Insert tab.
On the toolbar that appears, choose the Page Number option. Select the option you want usually top of the page. Go to the menu, at the top of the page, under Header and Footer Tools , click the box that says Different first page. Your cursor should now be at the top of page 1 in the header box. Set the cursor just to the left of the number 1 and type Running head: and then your abbreviated title in all caps. Use the backspace key to set your title to the left and then use the tab key to move the page number back to the right hand side usually 2 tabs.
Close the header and footer red x on the top right-hand side of the page Go to page 2 of your document or if you haven't started writing it, insert a page break and delete the phrase Running head, leaving just your abbreviated title.
On page 1, Running head will remain in your first page header, and only your abbreviated title will appear on subsequent pages. It's easier to set up the pages before you start writing the paper.
Double click the header area of the document. Comments Thank you so much, it is ridiculous how difficult this was. I don't understand why Word made this so hard to add a header and page numbers on the same line. Thanks for the help! Thank you so much, this was a giant help!! Thanks for the step-by-step guide. It was extremely helpful! This helped me tremendously! It was very difficult for me to figure it out until i found this.
Thank you so much. I have to come back to this for every paper because it is so ridiculously difficult and I can never remember these steps! Thank you for your help. You are a life saver! Thank you. I always forget a couple of the steps and then i'm stuck. Thanks for the step-by-step help.
This was excellent.
I was able to set paper up quickly. Was struggling terribly prior. You win the internets. Thank you so much!!! I searched templates in word and chose apa. A million thanks.
Why can't they make it simple? Thank you so much!
Particularly with landscaped pages, it is often helpful to break the connection in the header as well as in the footer. You have now successfully unlinked footers of these sections. Any page numbers you put in the body of your document will not affect the page numbering of your front matter, and vice versa. University of Michigan Library Research Guides.
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Topics include: formatting page numbers, using chapter templates, footnotes, images, and figures. Some screenshots may come from a previous version of Word, but remain relevant. Page Contents This page will inform you about page numbers, including: Adding page numbers general information Using sections to control page numbering Breaking the connection between sections Adding the page numbers.
Editing the Header and Footer In Word, you can edit the headers and footers by double clicking in the space in which they appear on the document. Contact Us - Privacy Statement - Top. User Name.
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