• Status: Solved
  • Priority: Medium
  • Security: Public
  • Views: 160
  • Last Modified:

How to get rid of the {page} field

I was trying to solve a page-numbering problem. during my research I learned of the {page} field. I also learned I could add these using Quick Parts.
     Here is my problem: Now when I try to add a page number, it adds this:   {page \*mergeformat}
     I want to reset my Word so that when I try to add a page number, it actually adds a real, bona-fide page number, and not some field. I deleted the normal.dotm file. I'm still having this problem. I restarted my PC, I'm still having this problem.
0
john8217
Asked:
john8217
1 Solution
 
GrahamSkanRetiredCommented:
Reliable Page numbering needs to be done with a Page field,
What you see is the field code. Try using the Alt+F9 toggle to see what number the field calculates for the page number.
0
 
john8217Author Commented:
That fixed it! Thank you.
0
Question has a verified solution.

Are you are experiencing a similar issue? Get a personalized answer when you ask a related question.

Have a better answer? Share it in a comment.

Join & Write a Comment

Featured Post

Upgrade your Question Security!

Your question, your audience. Choose who sees your identity—and your question—with question security.

Tackle projects and never again get stuck behind a technical roadblock.
Join Now