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Word 2003: Adding Line Numbers

Word 2003: Adding Line Numbers

Line numbering adds consecutive numbers just inside the left margin that number each line of text in your document.

Figure 23. Line Number Sample

There are four line numbering options…

               

       

Line Number Option…

What It Does…

Continuous

The first line of text in the document starts with the number 1 and each line after that is numbered in consecutive order.

Restart Each Page

The first line of text on each page starts with the number 1 and each line after that is numbered in consecutive order.

Restart Each Section

The first line of text in each section starts with the number 1 and each line after that is numbered in consecutive order.

Suppress for Current Paragraph

Turns off line spacing for the selected paragraph.

Adding Line Numbers

     
  1. Choose File from the Menu bar
     
  2.  
  3. Choose Page Setup…
     
  4.  
  5. Click the Layout tab
     
  6.  
  7. Click the Line Numbers… button
     

Figure 24. Line Numbering Options

    5.       Click the checkbox next to Add Line Numbering

    6.       Set your line numbering options

    7.       Click OK

    8.       Click OK