WD: How to Add Field to Print "Continued" in Word Footers

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SUMMARY

This article describes how to insert a field into a Microsoft Word document footer that prints "Continued" on all pages except the last page.

MORE INFORMATION

To print the word "Continued" in a footer on all pages except the last, follow these steps:

  1. On the View menu, click Header And Footer.
  2. Switch to the Footer by clicking the "Switch Between Header and Footer" button on the Header and Footer toolbar.
  3. In the footer, press CTRL+F9 (Windows) or COMMAND+F9 (Macintosh) to insert field braces. Inside the braces, type if, press CTRL+F9 (Windows) or COMMAND+F9 (Macintosh) for another set of field braces, and type numpages inside the field braces.
  4. Press the RIGHT ARROW key twice to position the insertion point outside the closing brace of the NUMPAGES field. Type >, press CTRL+F9 (Windows) or COMMAND+F9 (Macintosh), and type page inside these field braces.
  5. Press the RIGHT ARROW key twice to position the cursor outside the closing brace of the PAGE field. Type a space and Continued.
The field should appear as follows:
{if {numpages}>{page} "Continued"}

REFERENCES

"Microsoft Word for Windows User's Guide", page 752

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Article ID: 78313 - Last Review: October 7, 2013 - Revision: 1.3
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Word 6.0 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Word 6.0a
  • Microsoft Word 6.0c
  • Microsoft Word 95 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Word 95a
  • Microsoft Word 97 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Word 6.0 for Macintosh
  • Microsoft Word 6.01 for Macintosh
  • Microsoft Word 6.01 for Macintosh
  • Microsoft Word 98 for Macintosh
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