Creating Page Numbers Starting on Page 2

When creating documents, sometimes it is necessary to start the page numbering on the second page. Some reasons this might be necessary are that the first page might be a title page, or a page that the page number does not look right aesthetically. In some cases, starting with a different page number, other than 2, might be necessary, especially if a canned set of pages are being used at the beginning of a document. In this case, it might be important to start the page numbering at page four. To do this, watch the video below:


If you need to get creative with your page numbers, check out our tip on Page Numbering in Word with Different Formats, which will give you some additional options. Also, check out this tip on Start page numbering on page 2 in Microsoft Word with Roman Numerals.

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