Page Numbers Not Displaying Correctly in Word

Issue/Question

Page Numbers showing as { PAGE \* MERGEFORMAT } in Word with Endnote installed.

Environment

  • Microsoft Word 365
  • Windows 10
  • Microsoft Office 365
  • Endnote

Cause

Word and Endnote conflict or Word format issue.

Resolution

  1. Press Alt+F9 to show field codes
  2. The page number field will show up as either { PAGE } or { PAGE \* MERGEFORMAT } in a grey highlight
  3. Replace this with { PAGE \# 0# }
  4. Press Alt+F9 again to return to field values

Details

Article ID: 4933
Created
Wed 4/1/20 12:27 PM
Modified
Thu 9/10/20 3:47 PM
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