How to Paginate in a Word Document

Paginating a document in Microsoft Word is a very simple procedure. There are a variety of pre-formatted options to choose from, depending on where you want the page number to appear on the page.

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Follow these simple steps to add page numbers to your document.

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Open the document you wish to paginate.

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Select the "Insert" tab. From the "Header & Footer" group, choose "Page Number."

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Choose whether you want the page number to appear on the top or bottom of the page, or in the page margins.

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Select a format for the page number from the gallery that appears. Once a format is selected, the document will automatically be paginated.