Figure 5: Using the Insert Page Number button to add page numbers to a PDF page. Fig 5: Select the Insert Page Number button in the toolbar. Fig 6: Select the first page for which you want page numbers to appear. Fig 7: Select three or more text boxes for page numbers. Fig 8: Click the Add” button to add the header or footer text that you will see on each page. How to Start page numbers on a specific PDF page in Acrobat, open the PDF you want to start numbering and select Tools ‣ Insert Page Number. To add page numbers to the page that you are on, click the Page number button (see figure 11). How to Create PDF Pages with Page Numbers Using Acrobat, open the PDF you want to create with page numbers that are the same on every page (figure 12). For example, if you want page numbers on the first chapter on page 1 and in chapter 2 on page 2, you need to make some layout changes first. To do so, in the document palette, click the menu for Page layout and make the following changes: Fig 12: Click the menu for Page layout to make this difference. (Note: the arrow to the right is to select all). Figure 13: Make the changes to page layout. Note that you will see page numbering changes if you do this before you complete the layout of the first page. How to Create PDF Pages with Page Numbers in Acrobat To do so, in the toolbar, click the Menu item for Page layout and make the following changes: Fig 13: Click the menu item for Page layout to make this difference. (Note: the arrow to the right is to select all). Figure 14: Make the changes to page layout. Fig 15: When adding or changing column headings (and page numbers), add a space. Fig 16: Add the extra spaces between columns when adding page numbers. Fig 17: Click the menu item for Page layout and make the changes. How to Add Page Numbers to a PDF file in Adobe To add page numbering to a file, select File ‣ Options when the file is in the view to start in.