I want page numbering in two ways. The first in roman numbers (somathing like an intro) and after about ten pages after in normal everyday numbers.
I have tried the " Page Numbers - LibreOffice Help" way but it doesn’t seem to be working on master documents
Master document or ordinary document, page numbering formatting is a property of page styles.
The fact that you require a part of your document with roman page numbers and another part with “ordinary” numbers calls for two independent page styles. Perhaps, you need also parts with unnumbered pages, like a front cover and a back cover. These too must have their own page styles.
The way page numbers appear is set in
Page tab of the page style: a drop-down menu offers many choices.
Once you have defined your page styles, you have to tell Writer when to use such and such style. You do that with a page break, not a simple page break like
Page Break, because it will continue on next page in the same style. You must
Manual Break where you can choose the page style in effect after the break and eventually restart page numbering to an arbitrary page number.
Of course, a page number field must have been inserted in the header or footer, other you won’t see the change.
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