Selection.HeaderFooter Property (Word)

Office 2013 and later

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Returns a HeaderFooter object for the specified selection. Read-only.

expression .HeaderFooter

expression A variable that represents a Selection object.

An error occurs if the selection isn't located within a header or footer.

This example adds a centered page number to the current page footer.

With ActiveDocument.ActiveWindow.View 
 .Type = wdPrintView 
 .SeekView = wdSeekCurrentPageFooter 
End With 
Selection.HeaderFooter.PageNumbers.Add _