[Solved] Writer shows "Page numbers", not the actual number

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[Solved] Writer shows "Page numbers", not the actual number

Postby bluuuuuuuuurgh » Mon Aug 17, 2020 1:06 am

I'm having a weird problem where when I try to add page numbers, it just shows the words "Page numbers" on every page instead of the actual numbers. Does anyone know how to fix this? I've tried Googling and re-installing the program and nothing works.
Last edited by MrProgrammer on Tue Sep 08, 2020 4:48 pm, edited 2 times in total.
Reason: Changed subject, was: Page numbering broken; Tagged ✓ [Solved]
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Re: Page numbering broken

Postby robleyd » Mon Aug 17, 2020 1:33 am

Toggle the setting of View | Field Names
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Re: Page numbering broken

Postby RoryOF » Wed Sep 02, 2020 10:32 am

Toggle /View /Field Names.
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