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How to change the starting page number in Excel?

By default, when you insert page number in your worksheet, the page number will start with number 1. If you prefer to start the first page number with another number instead of 1, you need to change the starting page number in Excel. This article will help you.

Change the starting page number in Excel

arrow blue right bubble Change the starting page number in Excel

You can change the starting page number in Excel as follows.

1. Click the button in the Page Setup group under Page Layout tab. See screenshot:

2. In the Page Setup dialog box, enter the number you want it to be the starting page number in the First page number box under Page tab. And then click the OK button.

Now the first page number of your worksheet is the number you specify in step 2.

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