How To Number Pages In Word 2007

Looking for information on how to number pages in Word 2007? The most common way of numbering pages in Word 2007 is to place the page number in the header or footer of your page. If you are writing a paper in MLA or APA format, both paper formats requite that you insert the page number in the upper right corner of the header. Inserting number pages in Word 2007 should take less than 60 seconds total thanks to the user friendly interface of Word 2007.

To number pages in Word 2007, you will need:

  • A computer
  • Word 2007
  1. The Insert Tab. To number pages in Word 2007, you will need to click on the Insert tab. The Insert tab is located in between the Home tab and the Page Layout tab at the top of Word 2007.
  2. Navigating The Insert Tab. Once you have clicked on the Insert tab in Word 2007, you can continue the process of numbering pages by clicking on Page Number. You will find Page Number in the Header & Footer group in Word 2007, which is located in between the Links group and the Text Group.
  3. Numbering Pages.  When you click on Page Number in Word 2007, a drop down menu will appear. You will need to decide where you want to place your page number. Your options are Top of Page, Bottom of Page, Page Margins or Current Position. When you have decided where you would like the page number to go, move your cursor over the position and select a page number design from the menu that appears on your screen. After you do this, you will have added numbers to your pages! 


If you do not like how the page number that you have inserted looks in Word 2007, you can remove the page number by pressing CTRL and Z on your keyboard.

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