Adding a Signature Line

Issue/Question

How do I add a Signature Line to a Word document?

Environment

  • Windows
    • Word 2016

Resolution

  1. Place your cursor in the location in your document where you want to add a signature line.
  2. On the Insert tab, click the arrow next to Signature Line.
  3.  Click Microsoft Office Signature Line.
  4. In the Signature Setup dialog box, type information about the person who will be signing on this signature line. This information is displayed directly beneath the signature line in the document. Do any of the following:
    • Type the signer's name in the Suggested signer box.
    • Type the signer's organizational title (if any) in the Suggested signer's title box.
    • Type the signer's e-mail address (if any) in the Suggested signer's e-mail address box.
  5. If you want to provider the signer with any instructions, type these instructions in the Instructions to signer box. These instructions are displayed in the Signature dialog box that the signer uses to sign the document.
  6. If you want the signer to be able to add comments along with the signature, select the Allow the signer to add comments in the Sign dialog check box.
  7. If you want to show the date when the signature is added in the signature line, select the Show sign date in signature line check box.
  8. Click OK.

Details

Article ID: 2328
Created
Wed 9/14/16 9:04 AM
Modified
Thu 3/4/21 10:50 AM