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In MS Word, how can I restrict the Page Header (and Footer) to a subset of the document? I don't want them to appear on every page.

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belongs definitely on superuser – Juri Sep 23 '09 at 18:28
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This is accomplished using Section Breaks from the Insert menu. Once you define a section you can then modify its header without affecting the rest of the document by first turning off Same as Previous. Here is a good resource for working with sections. I would suggest reading through it thoroughly before attempting this because working with sections can be tricky if you're not familiar with how Word uses them.

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You have to set up sections. Sections are bigger units than paragraphs, and they can have their individual headers and footers.

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