Why is my page number the same on every page?

Why is my page number the same on every page?

Either you reset the page number in one of the parts, and every following section restarts at the same number (and you have a LOT of sections), or the page number was just inputted. Select the radio option for "Continue from previous section" in the Page Number Format box. This tells Word that the page number should continue from where it left off.

Why are all my page numbers the same?

Consider the following: Remove the current page number from the list. Insert a page break field by pressing Alt+Shift+P. Change the page number to something different from 1-9. Press Enter.

Why are the page numbers wrong in Word?

It's also feasible that you don't require section breaks at all in this text. If so, remove all the sections here.

Why are page numbers not continuous in Word?

Select the radio button for "Continue from previous section" in the Page Number Format dialog (select Format Page Numbers from the Page Number drop down in the Header & Footer section of the Insert tab of the ribbon). This option will continue counting up from the last page number in the document. If you do not select this option, then each page number will start at 1.

How do you number pages correctly?

Check that the Design tab is still selected. Click Page Number and then Format Page Numbers with the cursor in the footer. Set the format to I ii, iii,... in the Page Number Format box. Select Continue from the previous section under page numbering. Click the OK button.

How do you restart page numbering in Word?

To re-start page numbering, position the insertion point at the top of the page you wish to re-number. Choose the Layout tab, then the Breaks command. The document will be updated with a section break. Double-click the page number in the header or footer to resume the page.

How do I stop page numbers from starting in Word?

To reintroduce page numbering

  1. Place the insertion point at the top of the page you want to restart page numbering for.
  2. Select the Page Layout tab, then click the Breaks command.
  3. A section break will be added to the document.
  4. Double-click the header or footer that contains the page number you want to restart.

How do I change the page numbers on my pages?

Do any of the following under Page Numbering:

  1. Change the number format: Click the Format pop-up menu and choose a numbering style.
  2. Set the starting page number: Choose whether you want to continue numbering from the previous page or section, or set a different starting number.

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