HOW TO: Change the Format of Automatic Page Numbers in Word 2000

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This step-by-step article discusses how to change the font or font size of automatic page numbers for a specific document and how to set the new format as the default for all new documents.

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Modify the Format

To modify the format of automatic page numbers, follow these steps:
  1. On the Format menu, click Style.
  2. In the List box, click All styles.
  3. In the Styles box, click Page Number, and then click Modify.
  4. Click Format, and then click Font on the shortcut menu.
  5. Click the Font tab, and then select the font, style, size, and effect (if any) that you want.
  6. Click OK.

    NOTE: If you want to use the formatting of the Page Number style as the default for newly created documents, click to select the Add to template check box in the lower-left corner of the Modify Style dialog box.
  7. Click OK, and then click Close in the Style dialog box.
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Microsoft Word 2000 Standard Edition

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