Questions tagged [page-numbers]

This tag is about the ways of numbering the pages of documents on different documentation applications.

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How to have sectionpages continue across multiple sections in word?

The problem: I have a standard template my company uses that has 2 sections: Section 1 pages numbered using roman numerals, footer is page "page" Section 2 pages numbered using numeric ...
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First page of new section does not include page number

First page of new section does not include page number (the new section has two-column layout format). Any idea why and how to solve this? I could hardcode the page number, but I am afraid of messing ...
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Microsoft Word Page Number Location

I am working on a Macbook, and I am working on word 16.57. I added some page numbers at the bottom right of the pages, but the numbers show way too high up in the page. It is the first time I see it ...
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How can shift page number all the way to the edge of the margin in Excel 2007?

I need to move page number from here to here Is that possible in Excel 2007? I'm not even sure what to search. To be clear, I know how create page numbers and how to position them in the basic sense....
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Having trouble with VBA adding page numbers plus text in Word Header

Nothing more humbling than a simple VBA problem that takes all night. I would like to add page numbers to the header of a multi-page document. I have set uo recto/verso pages and no header on primary ...
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How to pipe results of a foreach statement to a text file?

How do I pipe the results of the script below into a list.txt? $folder = 'C:\Test' $Total = $Files = 0 foreach($File in (Get-ChildItem -Path $Folder -Filter *.pdf)){ $Pages = (pdfinfo $File....
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MS word page numbers format: i, ii, ..., 1, 2,

I have a MS word document that I want have the following page numbers for in the header: page 1: no page number (title page) pages 2-5: i, ii, iii, iv pages 6 and onward: 1, 2, 3, ... This seems ...
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Microsoft Word for Mac page number

I'm using word for Mac and trying to insert page numbering, I keep getting { PAGE } instead of numbers, when I insert in both header or footer, Kindly assist.
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How to convert Word page numbers to PDF page labels?

I have a long Microsoft Word document, with some introductory pages. The following body pages are numbered from the last page of the previous document. My question is how to carry those page numbers ...
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Formatting Word header and footer for landscape sections so that they are readable in portrait mode

I have a long word document, which needs to be printed and bounded in DIN A4 format but also should be readable in digital format. The main body is in portrait mode but several tables are in landscape ...
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How to hide page numbers for some pages in the Word document using field code?

I want to skip page numbers for some pages in the Word document (in my case 4, for example pages 10,12,14,17). With that I mean that page numbers for these pages are not shown, but page numbers on ...
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Changing page number location in a landscape page

I currently have a document with both portrait and landscape pages. I have managed to rotate the pages using section breaks and have separated each section's header and footer from the previous and ...
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portrait pages following the vertical page numbering on landscape pages

I have several landscape pages on my portrait Ms. Word 2010 document, and I want to change the page number on landscape pages to vertical position. What I have done so far: section breaks for the ...
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Dynamic (auto) page numbers are converted to static page numbers when exchanging files (Word 365 to Word 2019)

==== Update === I ran this test: Viewed the file within my email. Page numbers are sequential as expected. From within email, printed the file to a PDF. Page numbers are sequential as expected. ...
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Multiple section breaks per page in MS Word causing page numbers to repeat

I have a Word document with numerous section breaks throughout. Because some of my content is arranged in two columns (with a variety of tables and figures in one column), many of the section breaks ...
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Word 2016 - continuous page numbering resets after saving

I have a small Word document. All pages are in portrait except pages 8..10. In the footer I've inserted page numbering, that continuously counts from one page to the next. This works well, Except ...
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Trying to add separate page numbers to appendices?

I have added section breaks and I can get the page numbers to re-start from 1, but I want them to show the total count of that section - e.g. "1 of 5" instead of "1 of 48". Is this even possible? I ...
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MS Word footer and chapter numbering issues

I hope someone can help. I am editing a book that a colleague formatted (he has since retired). The first section is numbered in roman numerals. All is well until the beginning of Chapter 1. In the ...
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(PC) Word 2016 page numbering

Main body of the document has multiple sections, numbered 'page X of Y', and then have enclosures at the end that are numbered separately. These enclosures throw off the {numpages} total for the main ...
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MS Word 2016: Unexpected page number when inserting a Section break (Even page)

I'm on page 18 (the end of Chapter 1) and I want a new chapter (Chapter 2) to continue at the next even page (page 20). I do the following: I put the cursor at the end of the text on page 18 I chose ...
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Adding page number serially to multiple pdf file

I have 200 PDF files (chapters of a book). I want to add page number to them. the first PDF should have page 1-7, the second pdf 8-12, and so on. What is the easiest way to do it?
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Page number alignment in ToC with long title and section number

I can not insert the screenshot, but here is a preview (mockup?) of what I get: Wrong page number alignment in ToC with long title and section number Link to similar issue Table of Content Lorem ...
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Microsoft Word 2016: Footnote covering page number

I just encountered a strange formatting issue in Word 2016, a footnote is covering the page number (see below). Any recommendations? I can't Add blank lines at the end of the equation (Word ...
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Libreoffice Page Numbering - Total pages and Section pages simultaneously

I'm writing a document that has 10 chapters. My readers consume their content at speed X pages/time-unit. I would like for them to be able to estimate when they will finish my entire document (total-...
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How to show page numbers in Word document starting from specific page?

I'm using Microsoft Word 2016. I have a document. Paging starts from first page, but I need to show pages in footer only starting from specific page. I mean all pages are numerated, but page ...
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How to add page numbers anywhere in the document?

How can I add the page numbers of a MS WORD document as a field anywhere in the document. For example I create certificates and with each new page the certificate number is displayed as... Page 1 = ...
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Make page numbers jump by 2 libreoffice

I'd like to have my page numbers on a document go 2, 4, 6, etc.. but I cannot figure out how I can do that on LibreOffice writer. I can only see an option to set an offset. Intuition suggests that I ...
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How to set different page numbers in footers per page?

I have uploaded a simple ODT file: https://ufile.io/26f07 We are trying to achieve this in LibreOffice Writer: First page: No page number should be visible in the footer Second page: A page number ...
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Preserving page numbers - adding a page break to the end of every page

I'm working with a document where preserving page numbers is very important to ensure consistency across copies - how can I add a page break to the end of the last line of every page, so that when ...
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Word 2013 page numbering: use non-English alphabet

Word 2013 offers a page numbering format of the type A, B, C, D, ..., etc (as opposed to numbering like 1, 2, 3 or i, ii, iii). I'd like to replace it with another alphabet. Is that possible?
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How to correct the numeration in different sections in Microsoft Word 2016?

I am writing a very big article using Microsoft Word 2016, almost 600 pages, but now, in the second section, only in this one, the page number continues the numeration of the previous section and I ...
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libre office: remove page number if document has one page only

I'd like to show page numbers 1/5, 2/5, ... in the footer of a libre office document. These should generally start on the first page (with 1/5, e.g.) already. This I can do. However, if the document ...
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Section-wise numbering in Word

I have a document divided into the following sections: Cover Page TOC Main Content Appendices Appendix A Appendix B Appendix C I have inserted section breaks to have four sections in the document. ...
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In the Table of Content of a Word document, how to refer to the page numbers printed if they are not the physical page numbers?

Thanks to The answer of Bob on a question on changing page numbers, I am able to start numbering the pages in my document only after the preface. This means cover page and preface do not get a page ...
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Page numbering in word 2010

I have a word document with 20 pages. I have it numbered Page 1 of 20 ending numbering on page 15. The last 5 pages are not numbered. I want them not numbered. My question is how do I end the ...
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Full grid canvas in Apple Number

Apple Number have a default blank canvas shaped as a sheet with margins. Is it possible to change the default blank canvas to an endless grid like Microsoft Excel?
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Changing total page count in Word 2010

I'm creating a document with a cover page, then some copyright information, followed by a table of contents. Only then do I actually start putting content in the document worthy of a page number. ...
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Why footer page is appearing on the first one and not the others in Word

I'm trying to setup a footer on my Word document, with page numbering. The document has only 5 pages First page and second page are appearing on the footer setup as you can see. However, the page ...
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Page numbers of Microsoft Word 2007 document are wrong; how can I correct them?

I'm writting an article and I need to do it in a specific format. To help me with that the "staff" provided me with a template. Unfortunately the template is bugged: the first page is being counted as ...
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Insert a header in a LibreOffice Writer document

I am editing a book in LibreOffice Writer. The first page is the title page; the second page is the table of contents; the third page is Page 1, and on this page I wish to create a right-justified ...
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Set PDF page numbering for scanned images that have double book pages in a single image

I've scanned a book and saved each scanned image in a .jpg format. In each image, there are two book pages. I know how to import all scanned images in one PDF file. What I'm trying to do is how to set ...
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How to define alternate page numbers (i.e. roman numerals) for PDF documents?

In nicely published PDF documents of books there are often alternate page numbers / labels (usually names or roman numerals) that make it convenient to access desired pages directly. Obviously not ...
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Libreoffice Writer: restart page numbering and include total pages

I have a LibreOffice Writer document with 6 pages. At page 5 I want to restart numbering at 1 and have total page count reset as if the document started there. Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 1 ...
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LO Writer: Getting page number 1 for pages 1 and 2

I'm writing this document (with the file originally having been an MS-Word .doc file) with LibreOffice Writer (4.3.3.2). I'm using a page number field in my header, but instead of the pages being ...
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Show page number only for headings of level 1 in the Table of Contents

I have a TOC that is driven from 3 heading levels. I want all the levels on the TOC but on the page number for heading 1. From the headers on the document: Document Number SPS SOP 2002 ...
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Word 2013: Get the page number for the previous page

I'm trying to accomplish something very simple in Word 2013, but the feature does not seem to be available, nor can I work it out with field codes. I simply want to include, on multiple pages, "...
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Automatic Table of Contents showing all the same page number

I've created an automatic table of contents within Microsoft Word. It has successfully populated the headings with the correct information; however, all of the page numbers show 1 the whole way down. ...
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Increasing number of huge pages exhausted memory

On the box we have 38 GBs of memory. After I have set the number of huge pages (2048k) to 17290, I've found out that nearly all of the memory was used. But I didn't run any process. How could it be? ...
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How to put 2 page numbering in Microsoft word 2007

I'm helping my dad to make his book but I got this problem: He wants the page to be in landscape format with two columns. And in each column, there are one page number each column. A picture below is ...
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Changing the page number in Excel each time I print

I want to add an additional input box for range printing. I changed the code from this post to include another input box to determine the number range and to printpreview instead of printing if ...
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