Word document should allow page numbering with option: page x of .


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Guest

I would like to see an option in Word whereby one can do page numbering of a
document in the format of "page x of y pages". For instance, if the document
has 12 pages, one should have the option of numbering the pages automatically
as page 1 of 12, page 2 of 12 etc. It would be especially useful for reports
where this format is standard. At present, I don't believe it is possible to
do this in Word.
 
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Graham Mayor

This is easily achieved in Word with a couple of fields and the accompanying
text

page {page} of {numpages} pages

placed in the footer

You can save that as an autotext entry for ease of repetition if you wish.

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debra

This is built in already, in the footer toolbar. "Insert
number of pages" is the name of the button. Just type
in "Page" a space, press the # button in the toolbar, type
in "of" a space, then press the number of pages button.
 
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Suzanne S. Barnhill

On the Header and Footer toolbar, there is an AutoText menu. Select Page X
of Y from the menu, and you will have exactly what you are asking for. The
AutoText entry is merely a shortcut to insert Page { PAGE } of { NUMPAGES }.

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Suzanne S. Barnhill
Microsoft MVP (Word)
Words into Type
Fairhope, Alabama USA

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