Page Numbering Addon

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Simplifying page numbering in LibreOffice/OpenOffice

Project Description

Page Numbering Addon

This plugin, or by LO/OO terminology add-on(an extension that includes any kind of UI implementation/customization), includes the following features:


  • Add page numbering without taking page-break system into account

    Although Page Breaks are an intuitive and effective approach for document layout and styling, users migrating from Microsoft Office suites find it more than difficult to understand)

  • Configure styling options such as Font, Character height, Alignment and page position (Header/Footer)

  • Page offset and First page options

  • Numbering type selection such as Roman, Arabic or Greek

  • Multiple Page numbering setups per document

  • Compatibility with all modern LibreOffice/OpenOffice versions


Python Dependencies

  • libreoffice-script-provider-python package or even better uno-tools
  • uno-tools required dependencies
    • 3.4 or later
    • Python 3.3 or later



Documentation regarding the usage of Page Numbering Addon is included in the corresponding LibreOffice Help Page accessible through:

Help->LibreOffice Help (F1)-> Page Numbering Addon


Documentation relevant to the development and the logic that implements this extension is included in the following link:



 This extension is part of the Librecust project that was developed during Google Summer of Code 2018 for GFOSS:


Arvanitis Christos (info)


Kostas Papadimas

Theodoros Karounos


All modules, Macro, Writer Extension

Homepage of the Project

Current Release

Page Numbering Addon - 0.0.1

Released Jul 22, 2018 — tested with:

LibreOffice 3.4, LibreOffice 3.5, LibreOffice 3.6, LibreOffice 4.0, LibreOffice 4.1, LibreOffice 4.2, LibreOffice 4.3, LibreOffice 4.4, LibreOffice 5.0, LibreOffice 5.1, LibreOffice 5.2, LibreOffice 5.3, LibreOffice 5.4, LibreOffice 6.0, LibreOffice 6.1,

First release of Page Numbering Addon
More about this release…

UNIX (other)

All Releases









Jul 22, 2018
  • Linux
  • Linux-x64
  • Windows
  • BSD
  • UNIX (other)
  • LibreOffice 3.4
  • LibreOffice 3.5
  • LibreOffice 3.6
  • LibreOffice 4.0
  • LibreOffice 4.1
  • LibreOffice 4.2
  • LibreOffice 4.3
  • LibreOffice 4.4
  • LibreOffice 5.0
  • LibreOffice 5.1
  • LibreOffice 5.2
  • LibreOffice 5.3
  • LibreOffice 5.4
  • LibreOffice 6.0
  • LibreOffice 6.1
First release of Page Numbering Addon
  • GNU-GPL-v3 (General Public License Version 3)

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