How to Insert Page Numbers in a Word Document By: Erin Scott
Inserting a Page Number to an Existing Document Step One: Click on the “insert” tab located on the menu bar
Inserting a Page Number Cont’d Step Two: Click on “page number” located on the menu bar. This will give you the option of where in the document you would like the page number to appear
Inserting a Page Number Cont’d Step Three: Select the location on the page you would like your page number to be placed (ex. Top of Page, Bottom of Page etc.). You will then receive a list of formatting options.
Inserting a Page Number Cont’d Step Four: Highlight the format you wish to use for the page number placement.
Inserting a Page Number Cont’d Step Five: The following will appear to display the page number of the current page of the document.
Inserting a Page Number Cont’d Step Six: To confirm the placement of the page number double click outside of the box. This will remove the formatting box and validate the page number placement.
Finalizing the Page Number Insert Step Seven: Don’t forget to Save your changes by going to the Windows icon and clicking “save”.
Congratulations you have now added page numbers to a Microsoft Word document!!!!