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  • Subject: [mg65959] Re: page x of y
  • From: "Norbert Marxer" <marxer at>
  • Date: Mon, 24 Apr 2006 06:02:30 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <e24u87$5qd$>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at


This involves two steps.

First, add the following option to the last cell of your notebook (e.g.
select the last cell and use the menu command "Find / Add/Remove Cell
Tags ...":


Second, add the following Cell definition

Cell[ TextData[ {CounterBox[ "Page"], " of ", CounterBox [ "Page",
"lastCell"]}], "PageNumber"]

in the desired field in your header/footer dialog window (which you can
open with the menu command "File / Printing Settings / Headers and
Footers ..."

For more information consult a previous thread
( or

Best regards
Norbert Marxer

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