Format page numbers

You can use different page number formats in sections of your publications in Publisher. For example, you can use lowercase Roman numerals (i, ii, iii) for the introduction to your publication and then use Arabic numerals (1, 2, 3) for the main body of your publication.

Change the page number format for an existing section

  1. On the Insert menu, select Page Number.

  2. Select Format Page Numbers.

  3. In the Page Number Format dialog box, select the number format you want from the Number format box.

  4. Select any other options that you want.

Note: This sets the numbering format for all pages in the current section. A publication always has one section by default. If no other sections have been inserted, the numbering format will apply to all pages in the publication.

Change the page number format for a new section

  1. In the section where you wan to change the page number format, right-click a page and then select Page Number > Format Page Numbers.

  2. In Number format, use the drop-down list to select the format you want.

  3. In the Page Number Format dialog box, select Start this section with and then select or type the number you want.

  4. Select OK.

Change the page number format for an existing section

  1. On the Insert menu, click Section.

  2. Under Page Numbering, select the number format you want from the Number format box.

  3. Select any other options that you want.

Note: This sets the numbering format for all pages in the current section. A publication always has one section by default. If no other sections have been inserted, the numbering format will apply to all pages in the publication.

Change the page number format for a new section

  1. On the Insert menu, click Section.

  2. Select the Begin a section with this page check box.

  3. Under Page Numbering, select the number format you want from the Number format box.

  4. Select other options as desired.

    To restart the page numbering, click Start at, and then type or select the page number you want the new section to start with.

Note: This inserts a new section in the current page in the publication. This section is shown by a break in the page icons at the bottom of the window.

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See Also

Add or remove page numbers

Insert or remove a section break between pages in a publication

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