Answered By: Kathy Kinsella
Last Updated: Jan 21, 2019     Views: 16072

​To start page numbers part way through a document.

  • Position your cursor on the page you wish to start your page numbers from.
  • Open the Page Layout ribbon at the top of the screen and choose Breaks (Section Breaks) and Next Page.
  • Highlight the Footer of the page you wish to start numbering from and you should see Link to Previous - click this once.
  • Choose Insert - Page Number, and select the page numbers format you want.

At this point you should see no page numbers on the pages before your section break and your numbers starting after. You may need to delete the page numbers before your section break.

Formatting after you have completed the document can always throw up the odd anomaly, so if you need any further help with page numbering, you can either contact any Learning Services helpdesk or call 01695 650800 choosing option 3 when prompted for assistance.

You may find the following videos useful:

Page numbers starting from a specific page in Word 2016 tutorial for beginners.

LinkedIn Learning - Work with page numbers effectively - log in with your normal username and password.


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