Sometimes, it's more efficient to take a task into your own hands. See how you can save a little time entering a PAGE field instead of making a trip to the Page Numbers dialog box.
If all you need is a page number at the top or bottom of your page, you don't have to spend time clicking through options to insert it. It may be faster to enter a Page field in the header or footer. For example, to insert the page number at the top-right of each page in your document, follow these steps:
- Go to View | Header And Footer. In Word 2007, double-click at the top of the page to display the header.
- Click the Align Right button on the Formatting toolbar. In Word 2007, click the Align Text Right button in the Paragraph group on the Home tab.
- Type the word PAGE (Figure A) and select it.
- Press Ctrl + F9 to insert the field (Figure B).
- Press F9 to update the field.
- Double-click outside the Header pane to return to the body of the document.
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