Add Header and Footer

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Add Header and Footer


add.header.footer.large.icon Add Header and Footer



The Add Header and Footer action inserts headers and footers into input documents. It contains the following customizable parameters:



Figure 1. Add Header and Footer Action Options


Click More Options to view/edit more options. The Add Header and Footer dialog box will open, as detailed below.

Select the Show setup dialog while running box to launch the Add Header and Footer dialog box and customize settings each time this action is used. Clear this box to disable the Add Header and Footer dialog box from opening each time the action is used, which is useful when the same settings are used consistently.

Figure 2. Add Header and Footer Dialog Box


Enter text in the text boxes to insert headers/footers on the left/center/right of documents. Alternatively, click the macro.icon macro icon to source the content of headers/footers with macros. Note that the current page numbering style is detailed in the macro dropdown menu. Click Edit Page Numbering Style to change the page numbering style. Further information about macros is available here.

Use the Margins settings to reposition the location of headers and footers.

Select the Shrink pages' content to avoid overwriting document's text and graphics box to shrink page content in order to ensure headers and footers do not overlap with existing page content when they are added to the document.

Click Font to determine the font settings for headers/footers, as detailed here.

Use the Appearance Options settings to reposition the location of headers/footers.

Enter page numbers in the Preview Page number box to view a preview of headers/footers in the preview window.

Click Page Range Options to select the pages of the document that will feature headers/footers. Further information on the specification of page ranges is available here.

Click the Settings dropdown arrow to save/delete customized settings and/or manage existing customized settings, as detailed below.


Click OK to save settings.



Figure 3. Add Bates Numbering Dialog Box, Settings Dropdown Menu


Click save.changes.icon Save to save the current settings to a profile for subsequent use.

Click delete.icon Delete to delete the current profile.

Click manage.icon Manage to manage saved profiles. The Manage Presets dialog box will open:



Figure 4. Manage Presets Dialog Box


Click Edit to edit selected profiles.

Click Clone to clone selected profiles.

Use the up and down arrows to move selected profiles up or down in the list.

Click Delete to delete selected profiles.

Click Import to import profiles from a saved file.

Click Export to export profiles to file.