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I am trying to write an essay which is a couple of pages long I have 10 pages including the first page but I want it to not say a page number on the first page and on the second page say "Page 1 of 9" how do I reflect this behaviour in Word 2007?

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Here is a link from Microsoft with a few steps to follow:

Remove the page number from the first page

Another good link to follow that will give you some more advanced formatting tips for different sections:

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you must do a new "section" starting on page two, then tell word to numbering the pages of the second section

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