Adding Page Numbers - Exercise

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Adding Page Numbers - Exercise

Adding Page Numbers

Duration: 5 to 15 minutes.

In this exercise, you will add, move, customize and remove page numbers from a document. If you don't have it open, open Plants in my yard.docx for use in this exercise.

  1. Add page numbers to the bottom center of the document.
  2. Format page numbers to include dashes on either side of the number.
  3. Move the page numbers to the top left of the document.
  4. Remove the page numbers from the document.

Solution:

  1. To add page numbers to the bottom center of the document:
    1. On the INSERT tab, in the Header & Footer group, click Page Number.
    2. Scroll over Bottom of Page and then select Plain Number 2.
  2. To format page numbers to include dashes on either side of the number:
    1. Double-click in the Footer to make it active.
    2. Enter dashes before and after the page number.
  3. To move the page numbers to the top left of the document:
    1. Delete the existing page numbers by selecting the page number on any page and deleting it.
    2. On the INSERT tab, in the Header & Footer group, click Page Number.
    3. Scroll over Top of Page and then select Plain Number 1.
  4. To remove the page numbers from the document:
    1. On the INSERT tab, in the Header & Footer group, click Page Number.
    2. Click Remove Page Numbers.
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