Why can't I find Header & Footer when I open an new file in LyX?

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Add the Document > Settings... > Modules > Custom Header/Footerlines module:

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This will give you access to provide header/footer specifications:

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Also, you can add the headers/footer manually using Document > Settings... > LaTeX Preamble and adding the fancyhdr package:

\fancyhf{}% Clear header footer
% Other fancyhdr settings...
% ...

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