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Microsoft Word Mail Merge and Page numbering

I often use Microsoft Word’s Mail Merge feature to prepare long documents for Learners. I noticed that upon completion of the merge that the page numbering for the final, merged document was incorrect where I had used Page x of y page numbering.

What I was expecting was for the numbering for each document to be preserved. In the instance of a 12-page document for 10 records I expected to see Page x of 12 repeated 10 times in the merged document – what I ended up with was pageĀ x of 120.

I found the solution online:

By foxbeefly

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