Please Note: This article is written for users of the following Microsoft Word versions: 2007, 2010, and 2013. If you are using an earlier version (Word 2003 or earlier), this tip may not work for you. For a version of this tip written specifically for earlier versions of Word, click here: Determining the Number of Pages in Your Document.
by Allen Wyatt
(last updated June 14, 2014)
There may be times in your macros when you need to determine the number of pages in a document. The following code will tell you the number of pages in a document:
TtlPgs = Selection.Information(wdNumberOfPagesInDocument)
After executing this code, the value of TtlPgs represents the total number of physical pages in the document.
WordTips is your source for cost-effective Microsoft Word training. (Microsoft Word is the most popular word processing software in the world.) This tip (13134) applies to Microsoft Word 2007, 2010, and 2013. You can find a version of this tip for the older menu interface of Word here: Determining the Number of Pages in Your Document.
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