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How to Add Page Numbers to PDF in Windows

2021-08-24 09:22:56 • Filed to: How-To • Proven solutions

When reading large PDF files, you may need to add page numbers to PDF to make it easier to find the reading position. This article outlines the process of adding page numbers to PDF using PDFelement. After reading this article, you will find that it is easy to implement.

3 Steps to Add Page Numbers to PDF

You won't have any trouble adding page numbers to your PDF document using PDFelement. First, you'll need to download the program then install it on your computer. After that, follow these straightforward steps to add PDF page numbering to your PDF document.

Step 1. Open PDF in PDFelement

To open a PDF file from your computer, you can click the "Open files" button on the "Home" tab. You can also import PDF files from storage devices to the program by clicking the "Back" > "File"> "Open Cloud" button.

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Step 2. Add Page Numbers to PDF

To add page numbers to a PDF file, you need to go to the "Edit" tab, where you can find the option to "Add Header & Footer". Once you select "Add Header & Footer", a new dialogue box will appear. If you didn't add a header and footer before, it will remind you to create a template, then click the "+" icon to create a template firstly. You can now enter the footer content along with page numbers. If you want to use the standard format of page number and date, you'll need to click the blue button, then select "Date Style" under the "Macros" menu. Click "Add date" and save the settings after configuration.

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Step 3. Edit Your PDF

Once you've added the page numbers you can outline to edit your document. You can modify text, edit images or add PDF pages within your file. You can also split the PDF into separate pages or combine multiple PDFs into one single file. Furthermore, you can even change the background of your PDF.

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When adding page numbers to your PDF document, PDFelement is an ideal tool. It will completely change the way in which you work with PDF. It's easy to start editing or commenting on your PDF with a variety of annotation tools.

Moreover, you can easily have your PDF content converted from or to PowerPoint, Excel and Word documents, etc. The built-in OCR feature ensures you can retain the original appearance of your document after transforming image-based or scanned PDF documents into editable text. And the safety of your documents will be guaranteed since no unauthorized person has access to open the documents without your permission, or without adding the correct password.

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