Help with changing header, 2-column document, page/section break (Word 2007)
Posted on 2010-09-17
I'm trying to add a header to a 30-page, 2-column document, that I can change on nearly every page. The header contains a horizontal list of names, and as you page through the document, a different name in the header is in bold depending on which section you're looking at in the document. I also want new sections in the document to start in a new column.
I'm under the impression I need to create section breaks to be able to change the header. If I insert a continuous break at the beginning of a section, the section before it auto-fills over to the second column, which I don't want. If I then insert a column break (hoping it will fix it), my new section does shift to the second column (desired), but the section before it still autofills the top part of the second column.
So I tried inserting a column break first, which works at first (the new section moves over to the second column), but I still have only one header for the entire document, and if I then insert the continuous break the new section shifts back to the bottom of the first column, *and* awkwardly no longer uses the top part of the second column.
Sorry for the long description.
Any help greatly appreciated.