Microsoft Word/How to start page numbering after TOC
I am struggling with how to ask my question. Hoping you will understand what I need.
I am creating an Appendix section for 2-side printing for a family tree book that has multiple chapters (sections), with a TOC that is being updated and growing in length as I add sections.
I have the first chapter set to be on an even numbered page. Page numbers in the footers will be on the outer edges of the odd/even pages. Iíve unlinked the first chapter footer w/page number from the previous section. My problem is when I insert the page number it is a 2 instead of a 1 even though I have the page number format set to start at page 1.
The longer Iíve worked on fixing this, the more confused Iíve become. At one point I saw that the start number should be set at 0. I tried that. First chapter page number was 0.
Iím not an expert at using Word, but I am wondering if Iím seeing a Word glitch and if I need to insert some code to override the 2 and force the numbering to start with 1?
Any help would be very much appreciated. Thank you,
Genelle - you are by far not the first person having difficulty dealing with "Section Breaks" and page numbering in Microsoft Word.
Microsoft explains it much better than I can.
You are creating a booklet with odd and even page numbers, all of which add to the confusion. It is not uncommon to have to start over when creating a document with this type of formatting.
I would suggest reviewing the following. Create a small sample document with just a few pages and practice.
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