Header/Footer: Slide

Set whether to show the footers (date/time, slide number, footer) in the slides. You can not insert headers on slides.


To set slide headers/footers

  1. Click Insert > Header/Footer.
    Or, on the Insert tab, click the Header/Footer icon.
  2. When the Header/Footer dialog box appears, select the Slide tab.
  3. Select the Date/Time check box, select Fixed, and then enter the date and time.
  4. Select the Slide number check box.
  5. Select the Footer check box and enter the content manually.
  6. Select the Do not show on title slide check box so that the date/time, slide number, and footer do not appear on the title slide.
  7. Click Apply All to apply it to all slides.

More Information

Slide Tab of Header/Footer Dialog Box


Display date/time information on the slide.

Slide number

Display the slide number on the slide.


Set the footer to show on the slide and type the content of the footer.

Do not show on title slide

Title slides that enter the title and presenter of a presentation typically do not use headers, date/time, slide numbers, footers, and so on.

When you select this item, the content specified on the Slide tab is not applied to the title slide.


Previews what you set in Display Items.

Apply All Button

Apply the specified content to all slides.

Apply Button

Apply the specified content only to the currently selected slide.

Cancel Button

Close the dialog box without saving changes.

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