Feb 17, 2024 – 1. To add a page number to a specific page and to mark the start point of the page numbering, click on Insert under Numbering. Click on Format Page Numbers below page number (click to download the template). How to Add Page Numbers to Your Document — Microsoft Support Note: You can edit the number sequence if you'd like. This sequence will work only if all pages, both the first and last, are formatted with a Page Number of 0. To add and format pages without including a page number: 1. To add a number at the beginning of a page: Press Insert > Page Number, and then choose the location and style. Example: You've started numbering a page, but are unsure of how to indicate it begins. Press Add Number in the header area of the page. This shows where to start. Then click on the page number and then select the type of number you want. Example: When you add a page number to page 3, a page number is automatically added to that number. Press Insert > Page Number, and then choose the location and style. 2. To add number within a page: Press Print. Press and hold the page you want to add the number on, and then hold down the shift key to begin the numbering. Then, using the print previewer or page up-down buttons, drag the number in the print previewer to the beginning of the page. If the page number you drag is not valid, you may need to press F5 instead. 3. To add number on a page that already contains a number: Press Insert > Page Number. Select the type of number you want. Example: You've started numbering a page, but are unsure of how to begin. Hold down the shift key to add a number at the beginning of the page. 4. To add number inside a page: Select the number that you desire. Press Print. Press and hold the number that you desire inside that page. Then hold shift and drag the number to the beginning of the page. 3. To add a number in a specific style, such as boldface and italic. Note: If you want a specific number in different font styles on the same page, use these steps to insert the number, the style, and then create a blank page in that style.