Edit page numbers

To edit the page numbers created by the Insert → Page Numbers command, you can return to the command to modify alignment, position, and style of the page numbers.

If you want to modify other elements of the page numbers, such as the font or additional text (e.g. 'page x'), you can edit the header (or footer) that is created using the View ? Header and Footer command.

  • Choose View ? Header and Footer.


    Double-click a header or footer.

The Headers and Footers toolbar appears.

Header and Footer toolbar

  • Use the Switch Between Header and Footer button to jump from the header to the footer and back. Switch Between Header and Footer
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