Word 2016 For Dummies
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You can't destroy the header or footer area in a Word 2016 document, but you can remove all text and other stuff: Edit the header or footer, press Ctrl+A to select everything, and press the Delete key. Poof!

The more official way to remove a header or footer is to follow these steps:

  1. Edit the document's header or footer.

  2. Click the Header & Footer Tools Design tab.

  3. In the Header & Footer group, click the Header button.

  4. Choose Remove Header.

    The header is gone.

  5. Click the Footer button and choose Remove Footer.

    The footer is gone.

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Dan Gookin wrote the first-ever For Dummies book, DOS For Dummies. The author of several bestsellers, including all previous editions of Word For Dummies, Dan has written books that have been translated into 32 languages with more than 11 million copies in print.

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