Insert page numbers into a report or form

Insert page numbers into a report

  1. Open the report in Design view or Layout view.

  2. On the Design tab, in the Header / Footer group, click Page Numbers. Note, if you're using Access 2007, click Page Numbers in the Controls group.

    The Page Numbers dialog box appears.

  3. Choose the format, position, and alignment that you want for the page numbers.

  4. Clear the Show Number on First Page check box if you do not want a number on the first page.

  5. Click OK.

    The page numbers will be added to the report. To see how the page numbers will look when the report is run, switch to Print Preview.

Insert page numbers into a form

Note: The following entry point for inserting page numbers in forms is available only in Access 2007.

  1. In Access 2007, open the form in Design view.

  2. On the Design tab, in the Controls group, click Page Numbers.

    The Page Numbers dialog box appears.

  3. Choose the format, position, and alignment that you want for the page numbers.

  4. Clear the Show Number on First Page check box if you do not want a number on the first page.

  5. Click OK.

    The page numbers will be added to the Page Header section of the form, but they will be visible only when the form is printed (or when you click the Microsoft Office Button, point to Print, and then click Print Preview ).

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