pages 08 - how to number pages?

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  1. macrumors newbie

    Jan 10, 2007
    sorry if this is a dumb question

    but how does one number pages in pages 08,

    in word it was a one click job, but i can't get it to work in iwork's pages
  2. Moderator emeritus

    Jun 25, 2002
    Gone but not forgotten.
    You want to set the page numbers or get them.

    Getting them is only a matter of going to the Insert menu.

    If you're trying to set them, you might look at "Restarting Page Numbering in a Section" in the help text.
  3. macrumors regular


    same problem here. seems like the only way to do this is go to each page and click on insert page number. dont think i will do that with 200+ pages. ms word is starting to look better than ever to me.
  4. macrumors regular

    May 4, 2006
    Open the footer and click insert-> page number. In the inspector you can choose to start counting, or to continue from the previous section. e.g you dont want a page number on the front page or in the TOC. You can also decide to make different headers/fotters for different sections. Actually i think its alot more flexiable than word.
  5. macrumors newbie

    Jan 7, 2013
    you can just go insert>auto Page numbers and adjust to your liking
  6. macrumors 68030

    Dave Braine

    Mar 19, 2008
    Warrington, UK
    Just curious, but how did you find this 5 and a half year old topic? :D
  7. macrumors newbie

    Apr 30, 2013

    I find pages alright most of the time and can often do everything I want, it's just trying to get my head around it, or ask someone that actually knows what they're doing.

    However, does anyone know how you include pages numbers on a word file? I.E. If I include auto page numbers or whatever on a pages document, then chose to share it, I lose all the page numbers. Anyone know how I add the page numbers onto a word doc?


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