Chapter 5: Working with Pages
To add a page number onto the current page, choose Insert > Page
You cannot edit the content of the page number ﬁeld. When you reorder, add
or delete pages, page numbers update automatically.
To change the page number formatting such as text size, color or font, use the
Text tab of the Inspector.
Page Numbers on Master Pages
It is common to add page numbers to master pages. To do this, apply a
master page to the pages of your document. Then add a page number ﬁeld to
this master page.
The page number added onto a content page is displayed only on this page,
while the page number added onto a master page appears on all pages to
which that master is applied.
The page number ﬁeld on a master page displays symbols corresponding
the page number format. On content pages, they will turn into actual page
You can number pages beginning from any page. This can be useful when the
ﬁrst page is the cover, and the page number shouldn’t appear on it. To start
numbering pages from page 2, double-click on the page number ﬁeld and set
Start from page to 2.
You can exclude the ﬁrst page(s) from numbering. This may be needed if page
1 follows after pages that have no numbers, or have individual numbering as
the table of contents in large books. To show number 1 on page 2, double-
click on its page number ﬁeld and set First page to 2. Note that to have
the correct page numbers on the following pages, you need either place the
page number ﬁeld on a master page, or set the same First page value on all
Format of the Page Number
To change the page number format, double-click on the page number ﬁeld two
times, and select another format from the drop-down list.
The program provides several pre-deﬁned formats that are shown in the
Format text ﬁeld with the help of special symbols and constant text.