In addition to setting 0 as the starting number, you have to enable
"Different first page."
Suzanne S. Barnhill
Microsoft MVP (Word)
Words into Type
Fairhope, Alabama USA
"John Goche" wrote in message
> I have a Microsoft Word 2007 document which has a title and
> table of contents on the first page and the various chapters on
> the following pages. I have used an automatic TOC and then
> clicked on the Insert tab and then Page Number -> Bottom of
> Page to insert page numbers.
> My problem is that I don't want the first page to be numbered
> so that the second page starts with the number 1.
> I have tried clicking Page Number -> Format Page Numbers...
> to set the first page number at zero but then when I delete the
> zero all page numbers are deleted by Word 2007 just as though
> I had selected Page Number -> Remove Page Numbers.
> How do I set up a document with no page number on the
> page number on the first page and all subsequent pages
> numbered sequentially starting from 1?
> John Goche