How to use more than one page number format in a single Word document

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Follow these steps to use more than one page number format in a single Word document. In this example, we will use lower case Roman numerals (i, ii, iii, iv) for pages 1-5, and Arabic (1, 2, 3) for pages 6-10.

  1. In the top menu bar of Word, select Insert
  2. Select Page Number > Format Page Numbers
  3. In the Page Number Format dialog box, change Number format to i, ii, iii.  Also bullet Start at and select 1.  Select OK.
  4. Place your cursor at the beginning of page 6.
  5. In the top menu bar of Word, select Page Layout
  6. Select Breaks > Next Page. This creates a break between pages 5 and 6.
  7. In the top menu bar of Word, select Insert
  8. Select Page Number > Format Page Numbers
  9. In the Page Number Format dialog box, change Number format to 1, 2, 3.  Also bullet Start at and select 1.  Select OK.

 

If you want to remove the page number from the first page:

  1. In the top menu bar of Word, select Page Layout
  2. In the Page Setup area, select the small arrow icon at the bottom right-hand corner of Page Setup
  3. In the Page Setup dialog box, select the Layout tab
  4. Check Different first page

 

 



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