Whether you are a technical writer working for a single firm or a freelance writer working for many companies, you can benefit from creating templates for your documents. In the long run a good outline will save you time and effort, and deliver that elusive consistency to your material that users will appreciate. Here's how you go about it.
On the top of MS Word you'll find the menu bar. Click on 'View' and then 'Header and Footer.' What appears is a dotted box already with a cursor inside. A floating menu bar also appears.