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How can I remove a footer from the first page only? [closed]

asked 2013-05-22 00:45:50 +0200

updated 2013-08-05 22:44:54 +0200

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Having printed six copies of the first page of my document, I discovered that I needed to add page numbers to the other three pages. But adding page numbers to all pages would push the contents of the first page onto the second page. I was able to prevent the content overflow by simply giving the footer zero spacing, but for future reference, can the first page's footer be removed entirely?

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answered 2013-05-22 01:08:36 +0200

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updated 2013-05-22 01:21:51 +0200

You basically need to set the first page to use the First Page page style (which has no header or footer by default). Instructions can be in these questions: here, here, or here. There is an option under Format > Page... > Footer tab for setting Same content on first page but it is not terribly effective IMO.

I should also note that if you want to maintain the content of footers on subsequent pages that you should first set the First Page page style (right click Modify... > Organizer tab) to have a Next Style of whatever page style your pages are using e.g., Default Style.

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