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Old 08-03-2019, 08:42 AM
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[FONT="&amp]I have no idea how it happened but Page numbers appeared. I keyed, "[FONT="&amp]Remove page numbers" into search and the following appeared. I followed the instructions but there was no change made.[/FONT][/FONT]
  • [FONT="&amp]Onthe View menu, click Print Layout.[/FONT]
  • [FONT="&amp]Onthe View menu, click Header and Footer.[/FONT]
  • [FONT="&amp]Selectthe page number, and then click the frame around the page number, so that theresize handles appear.[/FONT]
  • PressDELETE . Note: To remove page numbers from part of a document, divide thedocument into sections.
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Old 08-03-2019, 11:30 PM
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Please make a copy of the document, delete any private content leaving only a few pages showing the problem, and attach it to your next post.
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Old 08-04-2019, 02:16 AM
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I don't know how I did it but I started to edit the doc which was 1,500 pages in length and after a couple of changes I noticed that both the page numbers and the lines that went across the pages where I didn't want them had gone. I suspect that there is a device that allows one to get into the doc and check what happened but I don't know how to use it and I'm satisfied anyway but thanks for your help.
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Double-click the header area to activate the header/footer view. Then click to select the page number and delete it.
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I got as far as opening "Page numbering" and where Remove Page Numbers is shown there is a small red cross on it. Whatever I do I can't dump it.
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Stefan has given you the solution. You should only have to do this on a few pages (up to three per Word section).

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I got as far as opening "Page numbering" and where Remove Page Numbers is shown there is a small red cross on it. Whatever I do I can't dump it.
The Remove command has limitations. Explicitly selecting and deleting the page number will be safer and quicker.
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Old 08-06-2019, 11:19 PM
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Stefan is recommending that you select the page number (field) in the header/footer and delete it using the Delete key, not the menu command.
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