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PUB2: Insert Page Numbers Error Message Misleading

PUB2: Insert Page Numbers Error Message Misleading

Q101328

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The information in this article applies to:

 - Microsoft Publisher for Windows, versions 2.0, 2.0a
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SUMMARY
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When attempting to insert page numbers on the background page, you may
receive the following message:

   To insert page numbers, you must first draw a text frame. Press F1
   now if you want more information about inserting page numbers.

This message is slightly misleading. You may also insert page numbers in a table
frame.

STATUS
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Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in the Microsoft products
listed at the beginning of this article. This problem was corrected in Microsoft
Publisher 95 for Windows.

MORE INFORMATION
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Steps to Reproduce Problem
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1. On the Page menu, click Go To Background.

2. On the Page menu, click Insert Page Numbers.

Additional query words: 2.00  page number error err msg mspub 2.00a 3.00 pub3
pub97