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How to number pages in Word from the introduction | Productivity

Word allows you to place the number of pages in a personalized way in a document. The tool needed to follow the ABNT rules, which determines that the pages should be numbered from the text introduction. However, the configuration is more complex when compared to Word's automatic numbering, and the process needs a few steps to complete. Therefore, check out the following tutorial on how to insert the number of pages in Word from the introduction following the rules of ABNT.

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Tutorial shows how to page documents in Microsoft from the introduction page Photo: Carolina Ochsendorf / TechTudo

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Step 1. Open the document you want to page and access the "Insert" tab. Then choose the "Page Number" option;

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When to start the tool to page documents in Microsoft Word Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa

Step 2. Now, select the message "Page Number" and wait for the resource configuration to be displayed;

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When to open the tool to number pages in Microsoft Word Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa

Step 3. Configure the numbers according to the type of document you are working on. For work cases that follow ABNT rules, set the position to "Home page (Header)" and alignment to "Right". To continue, press "OK";

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When to set the page location of a document in Microsoft Word Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa

Step 4. The numbering is added on all pages of the document. However, it will be necessary to make adjustments so that the page follows the rules of ABNT. To resolve this, go to the "Insert" tab and select the "Header" or "Footer" option;

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When to open the settings for header or footer in a Microsoft Word document Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa

Step 5. Press the "Edit Header" option to proceed;

Step 6. At that moment, select the option "First Different Page" from the top menu. Then press "Close Header and Footer". This will remove the number from the first page of the document;

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Action to remove the numbering from the first page of a Microsoft Word document Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa

Step 7. The numbers, however, continue to appear on the "Summary" page, which goes against ABNT rules. To resolve this, select the last line of text on the first page that is unnumbered and access the "Layout" tab in the top menu;

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When to select the last line of text in a Microsoft Word document Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa

Step 8. Choose the option "Breaks" and then go to "Next Page". Once this is done, the numbering will appear only on the document introduction page, as indicated by the ABNT rules.

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When to use the Microsoft Word break tool Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa

Use the tips to perform academic works that have as a guideline the page system present in the ABNT rules.

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