How to do page numbers in word on page 3 (Step-by Step)
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Page numbers make your document professional. But most people don’t know how to do page numbers in word, as Page numbers helps to identify order and total number of pages. You can insert page number in word very easily. You can also set alignment and location of page numbers. Word document allow multiple location for page numbers like at the top or bottom of the page, and there are a variety of styles to choose from (top-right corner, bottom-center, et cetera).
In this article we will show simple steps how to do page numbers in word.
How to do page number in word document in Windows or Mac
1.Open a word document or open an existing document to add page number. On “insert” tab. open “page number” option by clicking small arrow present on page number option.
2.Drop box with several options appear. Click “Header Left” option.
3.Page number will be added at header on left most side of page. As shown in picture.
4.Now click “Header Middle” option.
5.Page number will be added at middle of header.
6.Now click “Header Right” option.
7.Page number will be added at right most side of header.
8.Now click “Header inside” option.
9.In this option location of page number will be left most side of header of page.
10.Now click “Header Outside” option.
11.Location of page number on a page will be right most side of header.
12.Now click “Footer left” option.
13.In this option page number will be added at left most side of footer.
14.Now click “Footer Middle” option.
15.Page number will be at middle of footer.
16.Click “Footer right” option.
17.Location of page number will be right most side of footer.
18.Now click “Footer inside” option.
19.In this option page number will also add at left most side of footer.
20.Now click “Footer Outside” option.
21.Location of page number will be at right most side of footer.
How to do page numbers in word with customization
1.Go to the “insert” tab. Click “page number” option.
2.Many options will appear. Click “Insert page number” at bottom of drop box.
3.Dialogue box will appear having multiple fields. With these options we can set location, alignment and sequence of page numbers in word document.
4.If you Click “Format” field multiple formatting options will appear, you can select any from them.
5.If you want to select location of page number then click “Position” field. Drop down menu will appear with many options. You can select any location.
6.If you checked “continuous from previous section” then page numbers will start from where page numbers of previous section ended. Sometimes we divide our whole document in multiple sections mostly in writing thesis or book. This option is used in this scenario.
7.In “Start at” option you can write number, from where you want your page number start.
8.In “Apply to” field we have three options. If you checked “entire document” then page numbers will add on entire document.
9.If you checked “from current page”, then page number will add from page where you are currently at.
10.If you checked “current section”, then page number will add from section you are currently at.
With these simple steps, we have learned how to do page numbers in word. But if you want to get more information of Word features, you can subscribe to WPS Academy to learn in detail.
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