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How to add a specific page number to PDF file by using A-PDF Number Pro?

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My PDF file has a front cover, so I want the page number to start from Page 3 and the page number should be "3" instead of "1". How can I make it possible?


A-PDF Number Pro enables you to add page number to the PDF files starting from a specific page, and this page numbering software allows you to define the beginning page number. You don't have to start from Page 1 for the numbered pages; instead, you can start at Page 2, Page 3, Page 4… And below I will show you how to add specific page number to the PDF file.

Step 1: Add PDF Documents

After you launch A-PDF Number Pro, click "Add File" or "Add Folder" to add PDF documents to the software.

add PDF for page numbering

Step 2: Add Specific Page Number

Under "Number settings", you can set text properties and format for the page number in the Basic settings.

basic settings of PDF page numbering

And in the Advanced settings, you can select number type, page range, text effect and so on. Then under "Page Number" section, choose from which page you want to start the number and what number to begin. For example, you can start from the third page with Page 3, leaving the first two pages with no page number.

advanced settings of PDF page numbering

Step 3: Numbering & Save as

After you finish setting the page number, click "Numbering…" or "Numbering and save as…" to apply and save the settings. And you will get a new PDF file with specific page number starting from defined page.

apply and save page numbering settings

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