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Page numbering - skip first 2 pages
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Posted by Brck  · 04-06-2018 - 13:19


Is there any way to skip the first two pages when inserting page numbers, i.e so that effectively the third page has number 1, the fourth page has number 2 and so on?

According to the documentation it seems to be possible to have a special first page (for example excluding page numbering) but it does not say if it would be possible to do the same with the second page.




Posted by admin  · 04-06-2018 - 15:37


UPDATE: phpdocx 9 added the pageNumberType option to set start and format values when creating new sections using addSection.

You can work with sections (  or a custom template. Anyway, the easiest solution is generating the DOCX documents standalone (first and second pages as a document, and other DOCX with the page numbering) and then merge them using mergeDocx (