Page Numbering in Word 2010

In this topic, you will learn how to insert page numbers.


  1. Click the Insert tab.

    Step 1
  2. Click Page Number 

    Step 2
  3. Click the location where you want to place the page number.   In this example, we'll select Bottom of Page.

    Step 3
  4. Select the format.  In this example, click Plain Number 3 

    Step 4
  5. The page number has been placed at the bottom of the page.


    Step 5
  6. If you want the first page of the document to be without a page number, click the Different First Page box.

    Step 6
  7. Click the Close Header and Footer button.

    Step 7
  8. The page number has been removed from the first page (title page).

    Step 8
  9. Numbering begins on the following page.

    Step 9

After completing this topic, you can insert page numbers into your Word 2010 document.