Inserting a Chapter Name and Number in a Header or a Footer

Before you can insert chapter information into a header or footer, you must first set the chapter numbering options for the paragraph style that you want to use for chapter titles.

To Prepare a Paragraph Style for Chapter Titles

  1. Choose Tools - Heading Numbering - Numbering tab.

  2. In the Level box, select 1.

  3. In the Paragraph style box, select the paragraph style that you want to use for chapter titles, for example, Heading 1.

  4. Select the numbering scheme for the chapter titles in the Number box, for example, 1,2,3....

  5. Type Chapter followed by a space in the Before box.

  6. Enter a space in the After box.

  7. Click Options.

To insert the chapter name and number in a header or a footer:

  1. Apply the paragraph style that you defined for chapter titles to the chapter headings in your document.

  2. Choose Insert - Header and Footer - Header or Insert - Header and Footer - Footer, and then select the page style for the current page from the submenu.

  3. Click in the header or footer.

  4. Choose Insert - Field - More Fields and click the Document tab.

  1. Click Heading in the Type list, Heading number and contents in the Format list, and 1 in Up to level.

  2. Click New, and then click Close.

The header on every page that uses the current page style automatically displays the chapter name and number.

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