Please Note: This article is written for users of the following Microsoft Word versions: 97, 2000, 2002, and 2003. If you are using a later version (Word 2007 or later), this tip may not work for you. For a version of this tip written specifically for later versions of Word, click here: Spelling Out Page Numbers.
by Allen Wyatt
(last updated February 23, 2016)
Kleo knows how to add page numbers to his document. He would like the page numbers to be spelled out, however; for instance, "seven" instead of "7" or "fifteen" instead of "15."
When you use the various Word tools for adding page numbers to a document, those page numbers are inserting using fields. One of the great things about fields is that you can modify what they produce by using switches. Try these steps:
WordTips is your source for cost-effective Microsoft Word training. (Microsoft Word is the most popular word processing software in the world.) This tip (6556) applies to Microsoft Word 97, 2000, 2002, and 2003. You can find a version of this tip for the ribbon interface of Word (Word 2007 and later) here: Spelling Out Page Numbers.
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