This article provides a step-by-step method to add the file
name and path of your document to the header or the footer of a Word
Headers and footers are areas in the top and bottom margins
of each page in a document. You can add the file name and path of your document
to the header or the footer in a Microsoft Word document. This can help you to
locate the original Word file if you have a printout of the
How To Add The File Name and Path to the Header or the Footer
To add the file name and path to the header or the footer in a
Word document, follow these steps:
- On the View menu, click Header and Footer.
header is outlined by non-printing dotted lines.
NOTE: If you want to add the file name and path of your document to
the footer, click Switch Between Header and Footer on the
Header and Footer toolbar.
- Click Insert AutoText on the Header and Footer toolbar, and then click
Filename and path.
To insert the file name and path into the body of a Word
document, point to AutoText
on the Insert
menu, point to Header/Footer
, and then click
Filename and path
Article ID: 310523 - Last Review: February 2, 2006 - Revision: 3.2
- Microsoft Office Word 2003
- Microsoft Word 2002 Standard Edition
- Microsoft Word 2000 Standard Edition
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