How to Add Page Numbers in Google Docs
Google Docs is a great tool for creating and collaborating on documents, but adding page numbers can be a bit tricky. However, it is essential to include page numbers in your document to make it more organized, formal, and professional. Fortunately, Google Docs offers a simple way to add page numbers to your documents, and this article will guide you on how to do it.
Step 1: Open a Google Docs document.
Firstly, you need to create a new document or open an existing one that you want to add page numbers. To do this, go to https://docs.google.com/ and select “Blank” or “From Template” to create a new document. Alternatively, you can open an existing Google Docs document from Google Drive.
Step 2: Place your cursor where you want to add page numbers.
Before adding page numbers, you need to decide where in your document you want to place them. To do this, go to the top of the page or wherever you want to insert the numbers, and place your cursor in that spot.
Step 3: Select “Insert” from the menu bar.
Once you have decided where to place your numbers, you need to select “Insert” from the menu bar at the top of your screen.
Step 4: Click on “Page Numbers” from the dropdown menu.
From the insert drop-down menu, select “Page Numbers,” which will bring up a new box with options for customizing your page numbers.
Step 5: Choose your preferred page number format.
From the “Page Numbers” options box, you will see various page number formats to choose from. You can choose from Roman numerals, numbers, or no page numbers at all. Select the one that suits your document and preference.
Step 6: Select the location for the page numbers.
Choose where you want to add page numbers, whether you want them to be at the top or bottom of your page. You can also choose to have them centered, aligned to the right or left.
Step 7: Click “Apply” and “OK.”
Once you have made all your choices, click “Apply” to add page numbers to your document. Alternatively, you can click “OK” to apply these page settings while also closing the “Page Numbers” box.
And that is it! By following these simple steps, you can easily add page numbers to your Google Docs document. Once added, you can check to ensure that the numbers are properly placed and in sequential order. Adding page numbers helps make your document look organized, professional, and easier to navigate.