MS Word: No header and footer bar anymore
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Martine Etienne  Identity Verified
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Apr 6, 2003

I have no header and footer bar any longer. I have tried to select it again but I do not find anything. So I can no longer changer header according to section.. Is there something else to do thant loading Word again.

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Martine


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Monika Coulson  Identity Verified
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Not sure, but.. Apr 6, 2003

As far as I remember you need to go to View, then Toolbars and try to look for the Header and Footer option. I already have this option on my computer, and honestly I have forgotten how to do it. I hope this will help, if not, sorry . Hopefully someone else will be able to help you quickly.

Good luck,

Monika

[ This Message was edited by: monika on 2003-04-06 09:34]


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Ralf Lemster  Identity Verified
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Be more specific Apr 6, 2003

Hi Martine,

On a general note, whenever you ask for technical help, you should provide as much information as possible. In this case:



- Which Word version are you using (under which operating system)?



- Are you working on a .doc file, or other format?



- Which view are you using (Normal, Layout, ...)?



TIA, Ralf


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Martine Etienne  Identity Verified
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more specific for Ralf Apr 6, 2003

Words 2000 on Windows NY

.doc file

I just try to place different headers according to the different sections, but it seems that my toobar \'header and footer\' has disappear so I cannot use it to highlight \"not the same as preceding\". Sorry if is not really the english commands but my version is in french.



Thanks to Monique, I have also forgotten how to do and nothing in the help \"helps\" me solve the probleme

[ This Message was edited by: Martine Etienne on 2003-04-06 13:13]


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Jack Doughty  Identity Verified
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Putting Header & Footer button on Toolbar in Word 2000 Apr 6, 2003

In my Word 2000, \"Header & Footer\" is on the \"View\" menu, & up to now I have always used this route for show/hide Header &

Footer.

But if you want a Header & Footer button on the toolbar, go to Tools > Customize > Commands, highlight \"View\" in the Category column, and scroll down the Commands column till you come to Header & Footer. Drag \"Header & Footer\" onto the toolbar and you will have a button enabling you to show/hide Header & Footer.

I have just done this, and I think I\'ll keep this button in place, as it\'s a quicker way to deal with Header & Footer than going through the View menu.

So you have helped me, and I hope this helps you.



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Ralf Lemster  Identity Verified
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Not just for me... Apr 6, 2003

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Words 2000 on Windows NY

.doc file



Thanks - my comment was more a general one.



I\'m still using Office 97, but I guess the handling might be similar. On my system, the toolbar only appears if I access the header/footer (or, if there isn\'t one, if I access it via the \"View / Header/Footer\" menu items).



Note that toolbars are not necessarily placed on the top of the Word window - if you accidentally double-click on the toolbar, it will \"float\" somewhere on your screen. Try resizing your Word window, and move it around - maybe the toolbar is hidden behind another application.



HTH - Ralf

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Martine Etienne  Identity Verified
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Thanks to all of your Apr 7, 2003

I have not been able to solve my problem. Whan I open the header and footer bar, nothing appears.

Thanks nevertheless for your attempt.

Martine


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Lutz Plueckhahn  Identity Verified
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normal.dot Apr 7, 2003

Martine,



perhaps Word has \"lost\" some essential settings. Therefore, you should try to rename the file \"normal.dot\" into something like \"mynormal.dot\" and restart Word. Now, Word will recreate a new Normal.dot from scratch, and all settings are reset to their original values. Note that all personal settings and formats are stored in the normal.dot.



In addition to that, you can mail me your normal.dot, so I can have a look at it.



Regards,



Lutz



mailto:lplueckhahn@t-online.de


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