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Solved: Page numbering in Word 2007... different numbering for Section 1 and Section

Q: Solved: Page numbering in Word 2007... different numbering for Section 1 and Section

I used to know how to do this but I have forgotten... I need to have the numbers for Section 1 (title page, TOC, etc) be like i, ii, iii, etc... and then Section 2 (Chapter 1) needs to be page 1. Nothing I've tried is working, and I know this is simple, I've just forgotten how to do it! Thank you for your help!!

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A: Solved: Page numbering in Word 2007... different numbering for Section 1 and Section

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I'm making a magazine with numbered pages. I don't want the back or front cover to have numbers, so I inserted section brakes and made sure the headers were not linked. I succeeded in getting page numbers to not be on the back or front covers.

But heres the catch: The first page starts numbered at two. Naturally I tried changing the Page Number Formatting to start at 0 instead of 1. However, it literally starts at the number 0.

Slippery little bugger. I can't get it to be 1 no matter what I set it to start at. Any ideas?

Thanks!
 

A:Solved: [Word 2007] Page Numbering Bug

Hi Skunky, welcome to TSG.

You say you tried to start the page numbering at 0, but did you try to start the page numbering at 1? I'm assuming you did, since you said you've tried multiple things, but just want to check to make sure.
 

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A:Solved: Word 2007 Booklet style page numbering?

Just stumbled onto this tip in case anyone else is wanting to do this:
http://blogs.techrepublic.com.com/msoffice/?p=363
 

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A:Solved: Word 2007 Page Numbering: Make {NUMPAGES} start counting from Page 2?

I was just messing with the same issue and found a solution:

{={NUMPAGES}-1}

This may look exactly like something you tried already but here is the difference:

Instead of typing in the curly braces ( { ) manually, you have to hit "Ctrl-F9" to insert a field, then do the same for the braces around "NUMPAGES". You wind up with a field inside a field. That way it interprets the "NUMPAGES" as your document property, returns a number like "42", then the next field takes the equation "= 42 - 1" and returns "41". If you don't use "CTRL-F9" to enter the "NUMPAGES" field, it sees the first curly brace and stops, seeing it as a syntax error.

Hope it works for you! It worked for me!
-cheers
 

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A:Word 2007 Page numbering

see attachment . .

BTW, I have had lots of problems getting Word page numbering to do anything I want it to, so I understand your frustration.

Hope this Helps.
 

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A:Word 2007 Page numbering

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A:Word 2007, page numbering messed up

So go into the footer where the page number is wrong. Tell the page numbering to be continuous. I don't have 2007 here, so I can't give you exact instructions.
 

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A:Solved: Page numbering in MS Word

There are several ways to do this. The most comprehensive way is a bit tricky, so I'll leave that out.

Most likely you'll want to put page numbers in the footer. Here's a really easy way to do that:
Click View-->Header and Footer.

In the Header and Footer toolbar, depress the Switch Between Header and Footer button. You can hold the mouse over different buttons to see their names; in the default toolbar, it is the ninth button from the left.

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HTH

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[edit]
Eh, I might as well include the comprehensive way. Word has a number of field codes that handle this sort of thing. There is a field code called PAGE that displays the number, or index, of the current page. There is also a field code called NUMPAGES that displays the total count of all the pages in the document (which, technically, is a collection). The AutoText Page X of Y is actually Page { PAGE } of { NUMPAGES } (the braces {} denote field codes). You can use those field codes as necessary to make custom page numbers. Check Word's help files for more information on using field codes.
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Hi Jack,
It doesn't look like you can add page numbers directly in the web app. According to Microsoft, they're hidden in editing mode so you have to use the Open in Word command. The changes you make there are reflected in the web app when you save it. Hope that helps.
 

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Hi mlmorris,

If I understand you correctly you want:
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OK.

1 You need footer 'different first page' and remove any page numbering set.
2. You need 'start at 1' for each section page number
3. You are probably using NUMPAGES for the 'y' part of 'page x of y', you should be using SECTIONPAGES i.e. not the number of pages in the whole document, instead the number of pages in that section.
Edit the footer and replace the 'y' by insert field SECTIONPAGES. (you can get it from Quickparts on the Insert ribbon.
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A:Numbering in Word 2007

hope this can help as i use this page as it offers steps.
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also a good guide is this page on number customisations and dont do much more then the basics as complex and next level are out of my league.
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A:Word 2007 Numbering

Hi Spiritman, welcome to TSG.

I don't understand what you mean when you say the numbers can't be formatted. How are you trying to format them? If you highlight a paragraph with numbers, the number doesn't highlight, but it does change format if you change the format of the rest of the paragraph.
 

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A:Numbering with Word 2007

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A:Page numbering in Word

Hi mrbud,

You say that you have tried everything so maybe you have already covered this!

Have you switched on show formating marks (the funny button symbol to the left of the zoom control)?

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Looks like you have an extra page break that needs removing.

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A:page numbering in word

You didn't mention which version of Word you are using, but my reply applies to 2003 and 2000.

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A:Page Numbering In Word

There is no automatic way to do that. You can set a different first page, but the i ii iii is the killer. Im pretty sure office 2007 can do this, but Ive never seen anyone do it with 2k.

The simplest way would be to have 2 different documents. First one has different first page with no header, then the i ii iii numbering, and the second document has the page x of y numbering.

Its View->Header and Footer.

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A:Page Numbering in WORD

Hey Gambergirls

Does the page have to be included in the document file?

If not the non-technical way of doing it would be to insert a blank page into the document where you need the insert and create the insert in a new word file, without page numbering!

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A:page numbering in MS Word

Insert a section break at the end of the 2nd page. Then start the numbering from the beginning of the new section.

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A:Deleting an odd Numbering value in Word 2007

Cough. Nevermind. I've figured it out.

For anyone that stumbles across this page seeking the same answer, here's what you do:

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This can be achieved in VBA and probably wouldn't be too much work either. Have you used VBA at all before?
 

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A:Word 2000- Page Numbering

Aye it is if you use section breaks. Add a section break after the page you want to have the roman numerals. Then go into your header and footer for section 2 and turn off "link to previous" on the toolbar. Now go to section 1's footer and change it to roman numerals via the "Format page number" icon on the toolbar.
 

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Seriously?

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m-r
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Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Sydney, Australia
Experience: Intermediate

05-Aug-2009, 06:21 PM #1
Word 2007 next page section breaks
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A:Microsoft Word 2000 Page Numbering...egads!

Therefore, if the Annex A grows or shrinks, I must change the "10" manually.

Instead of typing the 10, Insert-Field, Document numbering, and choose SecPages (section pages).

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The whole setup of a doc with Appendices just sucks. Sorry.
 

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What file format are you saving in?
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http://wordprocessing.about.com/od/microsoftword2007/qt/autocorrect07.htm
 

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a horrible question

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right ?

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A:Solved: MS Word 2003 - Outline Numbering is driving me crazy

Welcome to the forum.

Try going to "Format">>"Bullets and Numbering" from the menu bar and Uncheck off Continue Previous List . For the second list and see if that fixes it.
 

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Hi Harry,
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Found a link that may be helpful.
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A:A5 page numbering

I do not have Word 2007 .
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Firstly, in the footer of the required section, you'll need a custom NUMPAGES field, but you'll have to tweak it to allow for however many pages aren't to be counted. I used "-1" because I had a first section containing one page.

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A:Page Numbering in Excel

Nope. Sorry.

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If the sequence you want is:
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Hopefully, these two links will help:
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A:auto numbering in Word

On the formatting toolbar there is an icon for numbering and one for bullets, make sure the one for numbering is unselected when you close word and then when you reopen a new doc. it should stay unselected.
 

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