<bordersDoNotSurroundHeader> (Page Border Excludes Header)

This element specifies that a given WordprocessingML document’s page border specified using the <pgBorders> element (§2.6.10) should not surround contents of the header.

If this element is omitted, then the page border shall not exclude the header on the page. As well, this element shall be ignored if the <pgBorders> element has a @offsetFrom attribute which is not equal to text.


If this WordprocessingML document is modified to leverage the behavior enabled by this element, this setting would be specified using the following WordprocessingML fragment in the document settings:

<w:bordersDontSurroundHeader w:val="true"/>

The <bordersDontSurroundHeader> element's @val attribute is equal to true specifying that the page border shall not surround the text extents of the header, as follows:

Parent Elements




<val> (On/Off Value)

Specifies a binary value for the property defined by the parent XML element.

A value of on, 1, or true specifies that the property shall be explicitly applied. This is the default value for this attribute, and is implied when the parent element is present, but this attribute is omitted.

A value of off, 0, or false specifies that the property shall be explicitly turned off.

<w:… w:val="off"/>

The @val attribute explicitly declares that the property is turned off. ]

The possible values for this attribute are defined by the ST_OnOff simple type (§2.18.67).

The following XML Schema fragment defines the contents of this element:

<complexType name="CT_OnOff">
	<attribute name="val" type="ST_OnOff"/>