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Mr. Heritage:

Page numbering with MS2010 and always did what I want, until today. When I select a number to be inserted in the upper right of the page, it inserts at the bottom middle. Every time. When I select Different First Page it prints a number on that page anyway. What is going on and how do I fix it?


Odd - I've not come across this issue, and googling isn't helping me either.  It may be that a style setting is at fault, so possibly deleting the normal.dotm template (,3253,l=252321&a=252321&po=5,00.asp) as this could solve the problem.  Other than that, if I can look at a sample document this MAY shed some light (email is
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Aidan Heritage


I have provided first hand support since `95 for Microsoft Office majoring in Word and Excel - support for all versions of Word from 2 onwards. As AllExperts closes down, just google me to find my details - I will still be around answering questions!


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