The main requirement of the page number is to indicate where the document readers are. Readers will be able to quickly find the information they need without having to scroll through the entire subject for verification. Page numbers save time and increase content engagement!
In this article, you can learn how to add All, Odd, Even and Different Page Numbers in Word.
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How to Insert All, Odd, Even and Different Page Numbers:
To add page numbers for all the pages at the same time, do the following:
Launch the Word document with or without content.
On the Insert tab, in the Header and Footer group, click page number, then select one of the options you want to add the page numbers.
Lastly, click on “Close Header and Footer“.
Odd and Even Page Numbers:
Insert more pages than you want
Double-click at the top of any document
To insert only even or odd header or footer page numbers in the header or footer area, click odd or even page header or footer
Now checkmark the “Different Odd & Even Pages“
Now select page number options as explained above to insert odd or even page numbers in a word document.
Different Formatted Page Numbers:
If you want to insert a page number in Word with a new format from any page in your Word document from one specific page to the next specific page.
To insert the different formatted page numbers in Word, follow the steps carefully below:
Click at the start of the page to start or stop the different page numbers or different formatted page
Click the “Layout” tab →”Breaks” → Select “Next Page” under “Section Breaks“
Do this way for the desired pages
Double-click at the top of any page for the header and footer editing option
Now click the page where you have inserted the section break
Now click “Link to Previous” to turn off the previous page link
Now start inserting the desired page number format from wherever you want.
Different First Page Number:
This option is useful for inserting different page numbers or different formatted page numbers on the first page of your document or on all other pages, regardless of the first page and all subsequent pages.
Is it possible to start page numbers on a specific page in Word?
Yes, it is possible.