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The above steps are the most basic way to add a very basic page number, but if you follow a few tricks then you could save yourself even more time and get the job done even faster.
For one thing, the page number you’ve added is only for one page, and if you used that method you’d spend ages adding page numbers to the whole document.
Hopefully what this In Design tutorial will show you is that page numbering in In Design is just as easy to do as it is any other program, and much easier than in most.
You can always refer back to this In Design tutorial should you forget any of the steps. Mouse over the option that says Insert Special Character. There are a few options for types of characters that you can insert, but the one we want is the Markers option.
Inserting a page number into text is extremely simple and a process that shouldn’t be hard to remember. Make a text box in the location where you would like your page number to go. There you can see the options Current, Next, and Previous Page Number as well as Section Number.
Select Current Page Number to place the automatic number you want.
Change the font family and size, color, and whatever you like, and all changes will be applied to all pages.
You can add hyphens around the edges, underline, or do anything else you think will make the page numbers look appropriate to the layout. With that, your page numbers are added and formatted.