How to insert file path and name into documents footer or header in word?
Inserting file path and name into document footer or header will help us know the location of the document. This tutorial will show you how to insert file path and name in footer or header in word.
1. Click Insert > Footer > Edit Footer to get into the Footer edit mode (If there is not footer in the document, you need to insert footer at first.). See screenshot:
2. Then click Design > Quick Parts > Field. See screenshots:
3. In the Field window, you need to:
3.1) Select Document Information in the Categories drop down list;
3.2) Select FileName in the Field names box;
3.3) Check the Add path to filename box and click OK. See screenshot:
Now the document's name and path is inserted to the document footer as below screenshot shown:
1. If you want to keep the formatting of the file during updates, please check
2. For updating the file name and path, please get into the footer edit mode, right click the footer and select Update Field from the context menu. See screenshot:
3. You also can use this way to insert file path and name into document Header.
The Insert File information utility of Kutools for Word can help you easily insert file name or path of a document to header or footer as you need. Please do as follows.
1. Open the Word document you want to insert file name or path into its header or footer, then click Kutools > Insert File Information. See screenshot:
1. In the opening Insert File Information dialog, select File name or File path in the Type section as you need, choose a position to insert in and click the OK button.
Then file name of file path is inserted into document header or footer as you specified in step 2.
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To post as a guest, your comment is unpublished.· 1 months agoInstead of clicking on quick parts and going to File, just click on Document Info and select File Path from the drop-down options. This is how I have always done it. I wish there was an easier way to have it automatically update the File Path if the document moves locations!
To post as a guest, your comment is unpublished.· 1 years agoNow if only MS would add FILEPATH without file name it would be perrrfect !
To post as a guest, your comment is unpublished.· 1 years agoGreat explanation but such a tedious, time consuming process. Do the developers at Microsoft not think that it would be helpful were there a more streamlined and quicker way of inserting a path at the bottom of a document?
To post as a guest, your comment is unpublished.· 1 years agoThank you very much. This Tips is very helpful..
To post as a guest, your comment is unpublished.· 1 years agoHi there,
Just wandering if you could please tell me if we can add a not-seen-on-printout field for when the document should next be reviewed for updating? For example, email templates saved in a word document could have Next Review and Revision: 05.07.17. Once this revision had been done, the date could be replaced by a new one, one year in advance.
Thank you in advance,