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Determining the Number of Pages in Your Document

Written by Allen Wyatt (last updated August 15, 2020)
This tip applies to Word 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016, 2019, and Word in Microsoft 365


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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.

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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, 2013, 2016, 2019, and Word in Microsoft 365. 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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Allen Wyatt

With more than 50 non-fiction books and numerous magazine articles to his credit, Allen Wyatt is an internationally recognized author. He is president of Sharon Parq Associates, a computer and publishing services company. ...

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What is eight more than 2?

2023-06-22 10:55:10

Bruce

how about if I want to find out number of landscaped page count? or portrait page count?
Thanks in advance


2020-08-16 21:54:43

Guvyl

The same outcome can be seen when you open the document and look at the bottom right of your screen which show the total number of pages. Simple and straight foward with no need to write any code. Are we complicating the process here?


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