Why do People Add Headers and Footers to PDF Document?


The obvious answer is that adding a header and a footer goes a long way into giving any particular business document a more professional look, all the while enhancing the page attractiveness of the document.

The header and footer sections of most professional documents are normally meant to convey important and repetitive information. In many referencing systems, for instance, information about the author and subject of the content – such as the name of the author(s), title, and publication date – are often displayed in the header or the footer.

There is more to the necessity for Headers and Footers, such as it can be used to indicate the name of the author, which is very important to protect the copyright of the document provided by VivPDF EDIT. More so, readers will print, disassemble, reassemble, staple, sort, and file PDF document.

There is always a chance that pages can be in the wrong order, or not belonging to the same document, or lost. For these reasons, page numbering and document title is always recommended. Again, adding the date of publication with VivPDF Edit, in the Header not only helps to establish copyright but also helps the author to know which version is the most current.

HOW ARE PROFESSIONAL HEADERS AND FOOTERS MADE?

For users of VivPDF EDIT it includes a considerable amount of advanced options for working with headers and footers; you can insert AutoText entries such as filename and path, dates, and page numbers that will automatically update as your document changes. Additionally, you can specify that the first page and/or odd pages have different headers and/or footers; once you understand how they work and how to manipulate the options by taking advantage of section breaks, you can even give every single page a different header and footer!

Conversely,VivPDF EDIT lets you add a header and footer throughout a PDF. You can vary the headers and footers within a PDF. For example, you can add a header that displays the page number on the right side of odd-numbered pages, and another header that displays the page number on the left side of even-numbered pages. You can define and save your headers and footers to reuse them later, or you can simply apply a header and footer and forget it. After applying a header and footer, you can edit, replace, or delete it in the PDF. You can also preview headers and footers before applying them and adjust the header and footer margins so that they don’t overlap other page content.

1To add texts on headers and footers

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Texts can easily be added to headers and footers of documents, most company names can be added at the top right of the page. Other information like address, phone number and description can also be added to the header and footer of any document. The steps below will show you how to add texts on headers and footers.

  • Open the PDF file to which you want to add text on the header and footer.
  • Choose PAGES on the top bar.
  • The Edit PDF pages toolset is displayed in the secondary toolbar.
  • In the secondary toolbar, choose Header & Footer > Add.
  • As needed, write the text you want to include, specify the Font and Margin values.
  • Click Ok to complete.

2To add page numbers to footers and headers

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With VivPDF numbers and dates can easily be added to headers and footers of any document with this easy steps below.

  • Choose PAGES on the top bar.
  • In the secondary toolbar, choose Header & Footer > Add.
  • In the dialog box, click Add dates.
  • Enter the date which can be moved to any direction of your choice.
  • Click Ok to complete.
  • To add page number

Notice:

  • a) Page 1(the code is: page <<1>>,the number will be incremented).
  • b) 1 of page(the code is: <<1>> of page, --1-- (the code is: --<<1>--).
  • c) Click Ok to complete.

3To add background with beautiful images or company logo on headers and footers

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Adding background with beautiful images or company logo is easy with VivPDF all you need do is follow.

  • Open the PDF file containing header and footer.
  • Choose PAGES on the top bar.
  • In the secondary toolbar, choose Background > Add.
  • Insert images or logo as desired.
  • Click Ok to complete.

4To add different headers and footers to different pages

page range option

We can add page number at low right of page to odd pages, and add page number at low left of page to even pages. We can also add different description of company to the first page too and different pages of our choice.

  • To Add headers and footers to different pages, close any open documents and choose PAGES > Header & Footer > Add.
  • In the dialog box, click Page Range Options, choose the pages to add footer or header, and select the pages.
  • Click OK.

STEPS OF USING VIVPDF EDIT TO ADD HEADER AND FOOTER

Using VivPDF Edit to add header and footer to a document is quite very simple. It only entails following this very simple steps, no much information required. Simply take the following steps below and you are good to go:

  • a ) Install and open file.
  • b ) Open pop-up window of add header and footer.
  • c ) Set properties for more beautiful header and footer.
  • d ) Set pages option.
  • e ) Add and update.

Voila! That is it, it does not get simpler than this, with VivPDF Edit, it makes everything easier and more efficient. The 5 steps above is all it takes to add create professional and exceptional header and footer.