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OpenOffice Writer 3.x Guide
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Preliminaries: Inserting a header

For the purpose of this example, we will insert a header in the Default page style pages using manual formatting. Select from the main menu Insert > Header > Default.

At this point you should see the (empty) header on the current page.

Formatting the header

In a header is considered a paragraph and therefore in addition to adding text and fields, you can format the header text using the same techniques you use for formatting text in the main body of the document.

Image:Tip.png You can define a style for headers so that you can quickly obtain a consistent formatting in case you use several page styles. includes three predefined header styles, a generic one, one for left pages and one for right pages.

OpenOffice Writer 3.x Guide
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