Word Footer

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I am working on my new PA IL Contract. IL requires us to have the form number in the footer, and page numbers exactly like this. 

Form CA 100

Effective 04/2023  

Page 1 of 3



I type in the form info, then when I add the page numbers it deletes everything I typed in.


How can I add both of these into my footer? 


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Hello! You've posted your question in the Tech Community Discussion space, which is intended for discussion around the Tech Community website itself, not product questions. I'm moving your question to the Microsoft Word space - please post Word questions here in the future. 



I take it you have been using the header/footer formats from the ribbon? The way those work is that if you insert two different formats, the latter one will replace the previous one. 


Instead, do the following to insert your page number: Activate the header/footer area by double-clicking the header, click where you want the page number and finally press Alt+Shift+P to insert a page number field.


Note that the shortcut I mentioned applies to Word for Windows