How to start page number at 2 (or different number) in Excel?
The page numbers begin at 1 by default in Excel. However, for example, there has already been a cover page, and you want to start the page number at 2 in your worksheet, how could you solve it? In this article, I will introduce the solution to insert page numbers starting at 2 or any different numbers in Excel.
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This method will guide you to insert page numbers which are starting at 2 or any different number in a worksheet. Please do as follows:
1. Enable the specified worksheet you will insert page numbers, and click Insert > Header & Footer. See screenshot:
2. Go ahead to click Design > Page Number. See screenshot:
Now the page numbers are inserted at the header.
3. Click out the header box, and then click the anchor at the bottom-right corner of the Page Setup group on the Page Layout tab. See screenshot:
4. In the popping Page Setup dialog box, under Page tab, please type 2 or any different number in the First page number box, and click the OK button. See screenshot:
Now you will see the page numbers start at 2 or any different number as you specified in the specified worksheet.
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To post as a guest, your comment is unpublished.· 22 days agoIt's shit. The idiot who gave this advice should go back to masturbating in his mom's basement.
To post as a guest, your comment is unpublished.· 1 months agoPure shit. It doesn't work. Stop printing nonsense when you have no idea what you are doing.
To post as a guest, your comment is unpublished.· 5 months agoThis works just fine and thanks for the guide. However, I always number my pages as X of Y and when I do this the Y number is always 1 higher than the actual total. Any suggestions?