Inserting page numbers in Microsoft Word 2019

Follow these steps to learn how to insert page numbers:

  1. Open the document that you would like to add page numbers to.
  2. Click on the Insert tab.
  3. Choose the Page Number icon underthe Header & Footer group(alternatively, double-click into the header or footer region to editit, then select Page Number from theHeader & Footer group):
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  1. Choose where you would like to insert the page number (top, bottom,or current position) and choose a style from the drop-down list thatappears – the current position is the position of the mousepointer when you clicked there. Page X of Y page format is the mostpopular! 
  1. After inserting the page number in the footer, you will notice thatthe first page indicates page 0 of 7. Don’t worry about this as it isassuming that the cover page in this document is not counted. We willfix this in the next section.
  2. Formatting the header or footer is exactly the same as formattingtext in a document.

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