Many students don’t know how to insert headers and footers into their PDFs when writing papers. The following is a detailed tutorial to edit the header and footer for your PDF with LightPDF.

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video guide to edit PDF header/footer

Add Header & Footer to PDF

The following tutorial takes adding a header as an example, and adding a footer is the same step.

  • Open your PDF document, click Edit > Header & Footer > Add Header & Footer.

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  • Choose the position of the header > enter the header you want in the header input box.

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  • Choose the font style, date, color etc.
  • If you want to add a date and page number, click on Insert date and Insert page number options. Please choose Page number and date format to change their format.

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  • You can also set the page range to decide which pages to add page numbers.

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Remove & Update Header and Footer in PDF

  • Remove: Click Header & Footer > Remove header & footer > click Yes to confirm.
  • Update: Click Header & Footer > Update header & footer > enter the new header and footer in the input boxes.

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