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Shelly9633

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I have a question about page numbers in Headers. I know you can add a page number, as well as the total number of pages. I also know that you can change the first page number to be, say 5, instead of 1. But, when I do the "of Pages".... it will put Page 5 of 1, instead of 5 of 6. Is there any way to change that?

This probably only makes sense in my feeble mind, but hope someone can help me.
 

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GlennUK

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You change the total number of pages exactly the same way as you change the actual page number.
Code:
[Pages]+4
for example.
 

Shelly9633

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I've tried that. For instance I put &[Pages] + 5, but when I go to Print Preview, it shows Page 5 of 35 (I have 3 pages total). Actually, I was able to make it work by doing this: (&[Pages]+5), but it came out like this: Page 5 of (6). So that won't work.
 

GlennUK

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Your first instance has embedded blanks: &[Pages] + 5, instead of being &[Pages]+5 which makes a big difference.
 

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