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Page numbering in Open Office

Discussion in 'Business Applications' started by Allan Murray, Jan 16, 2015.

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  1. Allan Murray

    Allan Murray Thread Starter

    Nov 7, 2006
    I have Open Office on Vista. I am trying without success to do something which I have done in the past without difficulty, but have forgotten: consecutive page numbering in a large document. I have the chapter number centrally in the header. This remains the same to the end of the chapter. I want to put consecutive page numbers next to the chapter number, separate by a hyphen: 38 - 1 38 - 2 38:3 and so on. When I do Insert/ Fields/ Page number, I end up with a red triangle (arrow head) overlapping my chapter number, which I cannot get rid of, and no page number. What does the red triangle mean, and how can I progress? Allan.
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