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December 16, 2008 10:28 AM   Subscribe

How do I use two different pagination styles in one MSWord 2007 document?

The dissertation guidelines state that I must use two different numbering styles, one for the front matter (acknowledgement, TOC, etc) and another for the rest of the document. The front matter gets a lower case roman numbering, centered at the bottom, the the rest gets Arabic in the upper right. Additionally, the copyright notice page must not be included in the numbering, but can't be at the beginning or end and the title page has to be counted in the numbering, but not displayed.

Leaving aside for a moment questions as to whether this is all strictly necessary, how do I do this? I can get the arabic numbers placed right, but I can't make them start later in the document. I've considered simply having two files which I later assemble.
posted by Mr. Gunn to Computers & Internet (4 answers total)
 
In short: Section breaks. Each area that needs different pagination should be a different section.
posted by muddgirl at 10:34 AM on December 16, 2008


In long: This is how it would be organized.

Title Page
Acknowledgements -- Start numbering here, at ii
TOC
etc.
==Section Break==
Copyright notice
==Section Break==
Text -- Start number here at 1
etc.

You can even put the copyright notice somewhere within the first section, then re-start the page numbering after the copyright notice. So it would be like this:

Title Page
Acknowledgements -- Start numbering here, at ii
TOC
==Section Break==
Copyright notice
==Section Break==
etc. - Re-start numbering from iv
==Section Break==
Text -- Start number here at 1
etc.
posted by muddgirl at 10:39 AM on December 16, 2008


Gah, that first link is for MS Office 2003. Here's the link for 2007.
posted by muddgirl at 10:41 AM on December 16, 2008


Thanks so much. Let's see if I can get this figured out now.
posted by Mr. Gunn at 11:19 AM on December 16, 2008


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