HEADERS AND FOOTERS
All books have headers and/or footers that indicate the section or
chapter name to help orient the reader as to what section they
are in. In the case of a slidedoc, use the footer area to add your
corporate confidentiality or copyright information which
discourages people from spreading your secrets.
setting in PPT
appears on the
Having your company’s great thinking floating around without
copyright information puts you at risk for idea theft.
Using headers and footers in a slidedoc is even
more important than in a book. Because
slidedocs can be copied, pasted, and spread,
you want your copyrighted or confidential
information to travel with your slide pages.
By inserting a “Header and Footer” in PowerPoint®, you can add
a footer to the slide view and header to the notes view.
The header and footer setting is also where you add page
numbers. Projected presentations don’t usually show page
numbers, but they’re imperative for a slidedoc.
should appear at the
bottom of every page
Page numbers need to be
readable so they are easily
referenced during dialogue
Page numbers help users navigate the TOC. During meetings
where you’re discussing the slidedoc, reference page numbers
so people can quickly turn to the appropriate section.
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