Page Numbers

 

This example teaches you how to print page numbers in Excel.

1. On the View tab, in the Workbook Views group, click Page Layout, to switch to Page Layout view.

Switch to Page Layout View

2. Click Add footer.

Click Add footer

The Header & Footer Tools contextual tab activates.

3. On the Design tab, in the Header & Footer Elements group, click Page Number to add the page number.

Add Page Number

4. Type " of "

5. On the Design tab, in the Header & Footer Elements group, click Number of Pages to add the number of pages.

Add Number of Pages

Result:

Codes in Header

Note: Excel uses codes in order to automatically update the header or footer as you change the workbook.

6. Click somewhere else on the sheet to see the footer.

Page Numbers in Excel

7. On the Design tab, in the Options group, you can add a different first page header/footer and a different header/footer for odd and even pages.

Different First Page and Different Odd & Even Pages

8. On the View tab, in the Workbook Views group, click Normal, to switch back to Normal view.

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