#### Placing of page numbers on the page

I am using Office 2000 (still).  When I go the route of Insert\Page Numbers,
and then select upper page\right, the page numbers print out in the upper
left-hand corner instead.  I am using column text on the pages.  Might this
have something to do with the placement?  I know that I can physically go
into the headers and change the location, but why is Word ignoring my
request?

Gordon Biggar
Houston, Texas


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Gordon
11/11/2009 11:28:06 PM
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This is strange. Can you reproduce it in a new, blank document (with or
without columns), or does it only happen in one particular document?

--
Stefan Blom
Microsoft Word MVP

"Gordon Biggar" <colonel_biggs@msntoday.com> wrote in message
news:%23OMVgayYKHA.2164@TK2MSFTNGP02.phx.gbl...
>I am using Office 2000 (still).  When I go the route of Insert\Page
>Numbers, and then select upper page\right, the page numbers print out in
>the upper left-hand corner instead.  I am using column text on the pages.
>Might this have something to do with the placement?  I know that I can
>physically go into the headers and change the location, but why is Word
>ignoring my request?
>
> Gordon Biggar
> Houston, Texas


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Stefan
11/12/2009 3:15:42 PM
Excellent question (I should have thought of that).  I created a new
document without columns, and the inserted page numbers appeared where they
are supposed to appear (upper right-hand corner).  I then formatted the
blank document for two columns and inserted page numbers - correct placement
again.  Obviously, there must be something unique to the document with which
I am working that will not permit the placing of page numbers in the upper
right-hand corner.  I might try opening the header on the first page with
page numbers (page two), force a move to the right, to see if that affects
the subsequent pages.

Very strange.

GB

"Stefan Blom" <StefanBlom@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:OCyWBs6YKHA.2188@TK2MSFTNGP04.phx.gbl...
> This is strange. Can you reproduce it in a new, blank document (with or
> without columns), or does it only happen in one particular document?
>
> --
> Stefan Blom
> Microsoft Word MVP
>
>
>
> "Gordon Biggar" <colonel_biggs@msntoday.com> wrote in message
> news:%23OMVgayYKHA.2164@TK2MSFTNGP02.phx.gbl...
>>I am using Office 2000 (still).  When I go the route of Insert\Page
>>Numbers, and then select upper page\right, the page numbers print out in
>>the upper left-hand corner instead.  I am using column text on the pages.
>>Might this have something to do with the placement?  I know that I can
>>physically go into the headers and change the location, but why is Word
>>ignoring my request?
>>
>> Gordon Biggar
>> Houston, Texas
>
>
>
>

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Gordon
11/12/2009 5:24:41 PM
Since the issue cannot be reproduced, it's reasonable to suspect some sort
of corruption in the affected document.

Try the following to get rid of the corruption: Delete all section breaks in
the document and then copy the contents, except for the final paragraph mark
(�), into a new document. For more on corrupt documents, see
http://word.mvps.org/FAQs/AppErrors/CorruptDoc.htm.

To show/hide paragraph marks as well as other nonprinting marks, press
Ctrl+Shift+8.

--
Stefan Blom
Microsoft Word MVP

"Gordon Biggar" <colonel_biggs@msntoday.com> wrote in message
news:ek42H07YKHA.5300@TK2MSFTNGP02.phx.gbl...
> Excellent question (I should have thought of that).  I created a new
> document without columns, and the inserted page numbers appeared where
> they are supposed to appear (upper right-hand corner).  I then formatted
> the blank document for two columns and inserted page numbers - correct
> placement again.  Obviously, there must be something unique to the
> document with which I am working that will not permit the placing of page
> numbers in the upper right-hand corner.  I might try opening the header on
> the first page with page numbers (page two), force a move to the right, to
> see if that affects the subsequent pages.
>
> Very strange.
>
> GB
>
> "Stefan Blom" <StefanBlom@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> news:OCyWBs6YKHA.2188@TK2MSFTNGP04.phx.gbl...
>> This is strange. Can you reproduce it in a new, blank document (with or
>> without columns), or does it only happen in one particular document?
>>
>> --
>> Stefan Blom
>> Microsoft Word MVP
>>
>>
>>
>> "Gordon Biggar" <colonel_biggs@msntoday.com> wrote in message
>> news:%23OMVgayYKHA.2164@TK2MSFTNGP02.phx.gbl...
>>>I am using Office 2000 (still).  When I go the route of Insert\Page
>>>Numbers, and then select upper page\right, the page numbers print out in
>>>the upper left-hand corner instead.  I am using column text on the pages.
>>>Might this have something to do with the placement?  I know that I can
>>>physically go into the headers and change the location, but why is Word
>>>ignoring my request?
>>>
>>> Gordon Biggar
>>> Houston, Texas
>>
>>
>>
>>


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Stefan
11/12/2009 6:48:50 PM
What I tried, which worked, was to open the header on page two, highlight
the page number, and do a right alignment.  This shifted all of the other
page numbers, as well.

Thanks for your inputs, because they gave me some avenues to explore.

GB

"Stefan Blom" <StefanBlom@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:#sa8Fi8YKHA.5720@TK2MSFTNGP05.phx.gbl...
> Since the issue cannot be reproduced, it's reasonable to suspect some sort
> of corruption in the affected document.
>
> Try the following to get rid of the corruption: Delete all section breaks
> in the document and then copy the contents, except for the final paragraph
> mark (�), into a new document. For more on corrupt documents, see
> http://word.mvps.org/FAQs/AppErrors/CorruptDoc.htm.
>
> To show/hide paragraph marks as well as other nonprinting marks, press
> Ctrl+Shift+8.
>
> --
> Stefan Blom
> Microsoft Word MVP
>
>
>
> "Gordon Biggar" <colonel_biggs@msntoday.com> wrote in message
> news:ek42H07YKHA.5300@TK2MSFTNGP02.phx.gbl...
>> Excellent question (I should have thought of that).  I created a new
>> document without columns, and the inserted page numbers appeared where
>> they are supposed to appear (upper right-hand corner).  I then formatted
>> the blank document for two columns and inserted page numbers - correct
>> placement again.  Obviously, there must be something unique to the
>> document with which I am working that will not permit the placing of page
>> numbers in the upper right-hand corner.  I might try opening the header
>> on
>> the first page with page numbers (page two), force a move to the right,
>> to
>> see if that affects the subsequent pages.
>>
>> Very strange.
>>
>> GB
>>
>> "Stefan Blom" <StefanBlom@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>> news:OCyWBs6YKHA.2188@TK2MSFTNGP04.phx.gbl...
>>> This is strange. Can you reproduce it in a new, blank document (with or
>>> without columns), or does it only happen in one particular document?
>>>
>>> --
>>> Stefan Blom
>>> Microsoft Word MVP
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> "Gordon Biggar" <colonel_biggs@msntoday.com> wrote in message
>>> news:%23OMVgayYKHA.2164@TK2MSFTNGP02.phx.gbl...
>>>>I am using Office 2000 (still).  When I go the route of Insert\Page
>>>>Numbers, and then select upper page\right, the page numbers print out in
>>>>the upper left-hand corner instead.  I am using column text on the
>>>>pages.
>>>>Might this have something to do with the placement?  I know that I can
>>>>physically go into the headers and change the location, but why is Word
>>>>ignoring my request?
>>>>
>>>> Gordon Biggar
>>>> Houston, Texas
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>
>
>

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Gordon
11/12/2009 9:22:25 PM
Well, I'm glad you got it sorted, but note that treating the document as
corrupt is a security measure. Although we don't know for certain what
happened, if it *was* in fact corruption, it may grow worse over time.

--
Stefan Blom
Microsoft Word MVP

"Gordon Biggar" <colonel_biggs@msntoday.com> wrote in message
news:%23fXL%2349YKHA.4920@TK2MSFTNGP04.phx.gbl...
> What I tried, which worked, was to open the header on page two, highlight
> the page number, and do a right alignment.  This shifted all of the other
> page numbers, as well.
>
> Thanks for your inputs, because they gave me some avenues to explore.
>
> GB
>
>
>
> "Stefan Blom" <StefanBlom@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> news:#sa8Fi8YKHA.5720@TK2MSFTNGP05.phx.gbl...
>> Since the issue cannot be reproduced, it's reasonable to suspect some
>> sort
>> of corruption in the affected document.
>>
>> Try the following to get rid of the corruption: Delete all section breaks
>> in the document and then copy the contents, except for the final
>> paragraph mark (�), into a new document. For more on corrupt documents,
>> see http://word.mvps.org/FAQs/AppErrors/CorruptDoc.htm.
>>
>> To show/hide paragraph marks as well as other nonprinting marks, press
>> Ctrl+Shift+8.
>>
>> --
>> Stefan Blom
>> Microsoft Word MVP
>>
>>
>>
>> "Gordon Biggar" <colonel_biggs@msntoday.com> wrote in message
>> news:ek42H07YKHA.5300@TK2MSFTNGP02.phx.gbl...
>>> Excellent question (I should have thought of that).  I created a new
>>> document without columns, and the inserted page numbers appeared where
>>> they are supposed to appear (upper right-hand corner).  I then formatted
>>> the blank document for two columns and inserted page numbers - correct
>>> placement again.  Obviously, there must be something unique to the
>>> document with which I am working that will not permit the placing of
>>> page
>>> numbers in the upper right-hand corner.  I might try opening the header
>>> on
>>> the first page with page numbers (page two), force a move to the right,
>>> to
>>> see if that affects the subsequent pages.
>>>
>>> Very strange.
>>>
>>> GB
>>>
>>> "Stefan Blom" <StefanBlom@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>>> news:OCyWBs6YKHA.2188@TK2MSFTNGP04.phx.gbl...
>>>> This is strange. Can you reproduce it in a new, blank document (with or
>>>> without columns), or does it only happen in one particular document?
>>>>
>>>> --
>>>> Stefan Blom
>>>> Microsoft Word MVP
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> "Gordon Biggar" <colonel_biggs@msntoday.com> wrote in message
>>>> news:%23OMVgayYKHA.2164@TK2MSFTNGP02.phx.gbl...
>>>>>I am using Office 2000 (still).  When I go the route of Insert\Page
>>>>>Numbers, and then select upper page\right, the page numbers print out
>>>>>in
>>>>>the upper left-hand corner instead.  I am using column text on the
>>>>>pages.
>>>>>Might this have something to do with the placement?  I know that I can
>>>>>physically go into the headers and change the location, but why is Word
>>>>>ignoring my request?
>>>>>
>>>>> Gordon Biggar
>>>>> Houston, Texas
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>
>>
>>


 0
Stefan
11/13/2009 7:16:48 AM

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