The footer appears at the bottom of your menu below the bottom page margin.
Footers are useful for any text that you want to be at the very bottom of every page, such as food safety warnings (consumer advisory), gratuity guidelines, copyrights, disclaimers, your chef's name, restaurant website address, etc.
Adding or Removing the Footer
Insert > Footer command to add or remove the footer.
Tip! If the footer is already on the menu, just click it (or tap) to edit.
When you edit the footer a Footer box appears with following fields:
The text for the footer such as 18% gratuity added to parties of 6 or more, or Today's Specials prepared by chef Don Draper, etc.
Font (match heading type)
Footers can match the font and size of either subheadings or the Alt-font or Alt-font-2 heading types. So if you need to change the footer size or font, select one of the three and then change the font for that heading type under the
Sets the alignment for the footer. The default alignment is
You can select an accent for the footer here. You can also change the accent's color using the
Accent Color selector. To remove the accent from the footer select
If checked, certain graphic accents like solid boxes or underlines will span (stretch across) the entire page including the left and right margin areas.
Example of footer with solid box accent spanning page
Symbol icons appear in front of the footer. To use a symbol with the footer, click under
Symbols and select a symbol from the list or choose
none to remove the symbol. If you use both symbols, the symbol on the left will appear to the left on the menu.
NOTE Footer Key: If you are using lot of symbols on your menu (for allergens, allergies, preparation methods, etc.) and need a key to explain their meanings, you can use special codes that embed the symbols within the footer text. Here's how: When the symbol list appears a
Convert codes option also appears. Checking this option will cause iMenuPro to convert the codes in parentheses into symbols within the menu footer. For example, to have a footer like this:
’ denotes Hot and Spicy and ´ denotes Vegetarian
Convert codes option and enter (28) denotes hot and spicy and (47) denotes Vegetarian for your footer text. Note: the color of the footer key symbols will the same as the color for Symbol 1 under
Design > Symbol options.
from bottom Margin
Set the spacing from the bottom page margin to the top of the footer. To move the footer down, enter a larger number here. To make the footer start right where the bottom margin ends, enter 0.0 here.
Tip! If you have a border on your menu, depending on its margin and thickness, it may clash with the footer. So if the footer ends up on your border (or too close to it) you can move the footer by changing
from Margin or you can move the border by changing its margin using the
Design > Border command.
Automatically adds a page number below any footer text (or as the footer text if there is none), for each page. The em dash used for the page numbers is the Extras bullet, which you can change or remove using the
Design > Layout options command.
Starts the page numbering at the this number. In other words, the first page will be this number.
Remove from page
Normally the footer on a menu will appear on all pages. You can use this field to remove it from certain pages. Just enter the pages here, separated by commas, where you want the footer removed. Note: If you are using automatic Page Numbers and starting at a number other than 1, the numbers entered here will still correspond to the real pages - not the adjusted numbers from the
Start at field.
Automatically formats line breaks for you. Normally you'll want to leave this box checked for headings and food items, but for your footer, it's sometimes useful to turn it off so you can have multiple lines and control where they wrap.
On Menu checkbox is used to add or remove the footer from the menu.
To put the footer on the menu, check the box and click
OK. To remove the footer from the menu, uncheck the box and then click