WD97: How to Change Automatic Page Number Font or Size

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This article describes how to change the format (such as font or font size) of automatic page numbers.

NOTE: Automatic page numbers do not include numbers applied in a header or footer.


Follow these steps:

  1. On the Format menu, click Style.
  2. In the List box, click All Styles.
  3. Select Page Number from the Styles box and click Modify.
  4. Click the Format button and select Font.
  5. Select the Font tab and select the desired font, style and size.
  6. Click OK. If the formatting for the Page Number style is to be used as the default for newly created documents, then click to select the Add To Template check box in the lower-left corner of the Modify Style dialog box and then click OK.

  7. Click the Close button in the Style dialog box.


Article ID: 27784 - Last Review: November 16, 2006 - Revision: 1.1
  • Microsoft Word 97 Standard Edition
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