I have many sections in my document. Right now in the header I'm displaying each section's individual page numbers (for example: Section one has 3 pages, so it displays page 1, page 2, page 3, and section two restarts at page 1, etc.).

I'd like to at the same time in the footer display the document's overall page numbers (like they are usually numbered).

To make the header display as I'd like I clicked Page Number -> Format Page Numbers and told it to not continue from previous section. However, this formatting is universal to the document and I can't have a separate formatting in the footer.

Is this possible to accomplish?

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    I don't have ready access to Word, so I'll give you the gist and maybe somebody else will flesh this out into an answer. You can actually do some very complex page numbering in footers by using filed codes. This article describes a relatively simple Page X of Y, but you can plug in codes for various things. For example {SectionPages} inserts total pages in that section, {Page} inserts the current page number, etc. (cont'd) – fixer1234 Apr 2 '17 at 3:44
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    So you combine your own text with the fields you want and the footer looks like Page { PAGE } of { SECTIONPAGES }. The full list of field codes is here. Each one has a link to a help page, including examples. – fixer1234 Apr 2 '17 at 3:45
  • I don't care about how many pages each section has, or how many pages total. I want { PAGE } in the header to display the current page # in this section and in the footer the current page in the document as a whole. I'm not sure if that's possible which is why I am asking – robev Apr 2 '17 at 13:02
  • Take a look at the field codes available. You would combine that with document options, such as new page numbering in each section. Field codes work in headers, as well (actually within the document body, also). You would need to find field codes for the parameters you want to display. I believe you can also do some basic math with field codes, so you can even calculate parameters that might not be canned values. – fixer1234 Apr 2 '17 at 16:11
  • Like I said, from the field codes I found available, the one to display the current page number is the same whether you want section page numbers or document page numbers. – robev Apr 2 '17 at 16:40

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