I had regular page numbers on my Microsoft Word 2007 document at the bottom center of my page, starting from 1 from Insert tab > Page Number > Bottom of page > Plain Number 2. I added an appendix with Heading 6 and followed the instructions from http://support.microsoft.com/kb/290953 to create separate page numbers just for the appendix, i.e. A-1, A-2, B-1, B-2, etc. The Page Number Format configuration I did is here:

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]When I try to set this however, it changes all of the page numbers to this format, even the ones that aren't from heading 6 (meaning it changes the non-appendix content to this page number format).

Here's another example: 1 Heading1 has page number A-4 (note it starts at A-1 at the title page) ... Appendix A has page number A-12

I would like to change it so that 1 Heading1 has page number 4 (note it starts at 1 at the title page) ... Appendix A has page number A-1

Anyone know why this is happening?


The key thing is this ...

Make sure that the document contains a section break of some type. The section break type that you want is typically Next Page. Use the section break to separate the main document area from the appendix area.

Note that "Heading 6" is the 6th level of headings (i.e. sub-sub-sub-sub-sub-headings), not the 6th heading in the document. I expect it is irrelevant to what you are trying to achieve.

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