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In addition to all that you've checked, I would check to see if the new page "1" begins with a different page style. I would also check for a section break as section breaks can create new page numbering.


On 11/13/2014 09:17 PM, anne-ology wrote:
        My guess would be you've found a bug ...
            or maybe ghosts  ;-)

From: svenja meyerricks <>
Date: Thu, Nov 13, 2014 at 9:09 AM
Subject: [libreoffice-users] LO Writer page numbering resets itself halfway
through document

Dear all,

I am not sure what to try anymore, so hoping that anyone on this list can
help please.

I have a long document (thesis) in .odf format, and the page numbers reset
themselves to 1 after page 170 or so (the page where the page break occured
sometimes changes, but even when I temporarily resolved it -see below- a
random page break or two always came back).

To resolve this, I have

- deleted and re-inserted page numbers several times (issue remained)
- searched for visible page breaks between pages (there are none)
- checked in the "format"/"paragraph"/"text flow" tab whether the first
paragraph on the reset page had the "Insert Break" box checked (it didn't)
- looked for the same in the paragraphs before and after the invisible page
break, but couldn't find anything.
- uninstalled and re-installed LibreOffice Version: (that fixed it
at first, but then the same thing happened)

I would be massively grateful if anyone could help please, as I'm not sure
what else to try.

Many thanks,


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