Insert Page Numbers below the Page Thumbnails in InDesign · You can also click the text Box” button and a text box will appear in the main body of the PDF. You can type in your number format in the text box, and drag the box to the Insert Page Numbers below the Page Thumbnails in InDesign Click the ‹New Page” button to enter the number. For example, to insert the first page as First page, use 3:1 Enter text in the text window to use or create a number Create a Page Number by using the ‹Number in Acrobat or the ‹Number ‹Number in InDesign (In the second dialog box, you can choose what to do with your numbered pages — add the page number to the text box, or remove the numbers from the text box.) Page Numbers on Pages in InDesign (On the first page of your PDF, click the ‹New Page” to insert the numbers.) When Pages is closed in InDesign, when you open up the InDesign Viewer, InDesign will automatically recognize the last Page Number you selected in the Preview window, and you won't have to do a number formatting. In this way, your numbered pages are saved as PDFs, and PDFs are saved as pages. Note: Pages can also use a text box to enter numbers. You can also drag and drop text within the document, or select individual words by clicking on the letters. InDesign can do page numbering automatically, or you can manually enter the numbers. To make them more intuitive, use the numbers to create a page-by-page structure of the document. To do this, start with a list of pages that you would like to organize. For example, you can create a structure like this: A1 A2 B1 C1 C2 D1 D2 E2 F1 F2 G1 G2 H₁ H₂ I1 I2 J1 J2 K1 K2 L1 L2 M1 M2 N1 N2 O1 O2 P1 P2 Q1 Q2 R1 R2 S1 S2 T1 T2 U1 U2 V1 V2 W1 W2 X1 X2 Y1 Y2 Z1 Z2 You can add pages to this list by clicking on it and then clicking Add to Page.