How do I add page numbers to my dissertation in Microsoft Word?

Summary: Insert section breaks at the end of each place where numbering needs to restart format (roman numerals, justification, numbering). Insert page numbers in each section, un-linking these headers or footers (depending if the numbers are on the top or bottom of the page) from the previous section, deleting duplicate numbers.

**If you need the first page of each chapter to be different consider it a different section**

Title pages can be considered part of the first section when you want the following page to start with 2 or ii. Then just click Different First Page and delete the number on the title page.

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Headers, Footers, and Page Numbers

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2017-05-26 15:13 Frank Keating
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