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From Rory O'Farrell <>
Subject Re: Page Number Question on Writer
Date Wed, 28 Nov 2012 18:23:08 GMT
On Wed, 28 Nov 2012 12:29:11 -0500
Jeffrey Deutsch <> wrote:

> Hello,
> I'm finalizing my eBook manuscript on Writer. The only thing left to
> do is set up Roman numeral page numbers for the first three pages
> (title page, about the author and table of contents) - or possibly
> only give the about the author and table of contents pages Roman
> numerals - and then Arabic numerals for the rest. Also, the Arabic
> numerals must start with 1.
> As a second-best solution, I'm willing to have the first three pages
> have no page numbers at all, as long as the rest have Arabic page
> numbers starting with 1.
> I've struggled with it and read over the relevant Help file more times
> than I care to count. Any help you can offer would be much
> appreciated. Thank you very kindly!

Page numbering Tutorial on the Forun at
should answer most questions.  

You need to use two different page styles, as pagenumbering in Header or Footer is a page
style attribute.

Rory O'Farrell <>

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