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In Microsoft Word, you can specify a starting page number other than 1 by using the Page Numbers command on the Insert menu. Note that this feature is limited to a specific number range.
The "More Information" section of this article describes how this feature works.
The following table lists the number format range for page numbers in Microsoft Word.
NOTE 1: If you select a number format for a specific language, a range limit is still applied to the number format that you select. This range limit may vary, depending on the language that you specify. For example, if you are using the Hebrew language in your Word document and you select a Hebrew number format, a message similar to the following appears in Word when you attempt to use a Start at number that is greater than the valid range for the language:
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NOTE 2: If you specify a number format that is alphabetic (for example, "a, b, c"), the numbering will be an alphabetic-character (not Roman numeral) representation of the specified number. For example, if you specify the starting number to be 50, XX will be displayed as the starting number.
Start At must be between 1 and 392 for this format.
To change the Start at number, follow these steps:
For additional information about other operating parameter limits of Microsoft Word 2000, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/211489/EN-US/ )WD2000: Operating Parameter Limitations and Specifications