Note: both Macs are using OS 10.5.8 (Leopard)
I’ve tried to enter just Page Numbers and Page Numbers with a Page Count in a LO Writer document Footer. Carefully following the LibreOffice instructions do not produce any Page Number or Page Number with Page Count. I’ve tried both on my G4 Power Mac and my spouse’s INTEL iMac and we get the same result. (She tried without me looking over her shoulder.)
For Page Number with Page Count the Footer displays:
Page [blank] of [blank]
For just a Page Number the Footer displays:
I’m at a loss as what could be wrong.