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Changing the Starting Page Number

If you are using page numbers with your spreadsheet, you can adjust the number used as the first page number in your spreadsheet. To change the starting page number, follow these steps:

  1. Choose the Page Setup option from the File menu. You will see the Page Setup dialog box.
  2. Make sure the Page tab is selected. (See Figure 1.)
  3. Figure 1. The Page tab from the Page Setup dialog box.

  4. In the First Page Number box at the bottom of the dialog box, enter the page number you want Excel to use first.
  5. Click on OK to close the Page Setup dialog box.

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Comments for this tip:

Sahil    19 Sep 2016, 09:34
Kamali    05 Jun 2016, 06:28
Thanks a lot
Amit Chandra    26 Feb 2016, 05:04
Thanks a Lot
William    11 Jul 2015, 19:19
Thanks a bundle for this tip. I never knew that this can be done until I was faced with a problem from someone else spreadsheet whereby the number starts at 13!
Vato    23 Jun 2015, 23:34
Thank you! I was looking for this option for a long time, and it was there all this time!!! :) amazing :) Thank you again!!!
arief    15 Sep 2014, 03:21
u help a lot

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