In Word modifying page numbers can be tricky if you're unsure what to do. Use this lesson to understand modifying page numbers in Word.
If you're having trouble with page numbers in Microsoft Word, you're not alone. We've received tons of comments and questions from learners like you on our Headers & Page Numbers video.
One of the most common questions is How do I restart or reformat my page numbers partway through the document? Apparently, this is a common problem for students who are working on academic papers.
Your comments prompted us to look for an answer, and we found one. Special thanks to Jessica, who discovered the solution while proofreading dissertations in her spare time.
The key to using different types of numbering in the same document is section breaks. Once you've added a section break to your document (you can add as many as you need), you'll be able to restart your page numbers there and/or apply a different style.
Here's an overview of the steps you need to follow. These steps should work for Word 2007, Word 2010, and Word 2013.