How to Add Line Numbers in Word
Apr 28, 2020 · 3 minute read
Here we are going to see how to specify line numbers in word document, for that we should follow these steps;
How to Number Lines in Word;
1- Click on Layout tab.
2- Choose Line Numbers.
Here you can see the different options,
If you select “Continuous”, the lines on the page where your cursor is located will be numbered.
If you want to continue numbering on the next page, place the cursor on the next page and click “Continuous”. you can see, the numbering of lines will continue from the previous page.
Restart Each Page;
If you select “Restart Each Page”, the numbering of the lines will be restart from each page.
For that, you should place the cursor in each page which you want to add numbering and then Click on “Restart Each Page”.
Restart Each Section;
If you choose this option, the lines of each section will be numbered.
1- Place the cursor on the page which you want to add number.
2- Choose the “Restart each section” option.
2- Place the cursor in the next page and choose the “Restart each section” option again.
How to Find Page Section in our Document;
1- Click on Home tab.
2- In the Paragraph section, Click on Paragraph marks.
3- Here you can see the section break in your document and you can see the numbering was finished on the line before section break and in the next page, the numbering was started again.
Suppress For Current Paragraph;
Sometimes we want to modify the numbering of the lines.
- Here we want to remove the numbering of the header line and selected paragraph and the last line number.
For that select the lines which you want to remove the numbering.
Go to Line numbers and select “Suppress For Current Paragraph”.
You can see that the numbering of the paragraph lines has been removed and the numbering of the lines from the line before the paragraph to the line after the paragraph has continued.
- Select the other lines which you want to remove the numbering and go to Line numbers and select “Suppress For Current Paragraph”.
Line Numbering Options…
1- Go to Line numbers and select “Line numbering Options…”
2- Select Layout tab.
3- Select Line Numbers…
4- In “Start at” section you can specify for the program how to start numbering the lines on the page you want.
5- In the “From text” section you can specify the distance between the numbering and the lines.
6- In the “Count by” section you can define for the program how to numbering the lines,
Here we want to specify the number of text lines every five lines.