How To Turn Off Line Numbering In Word

Line numbering is a great little feature in word.  It is great for legal or research documents. There may be times, however, when you may want to exclude a paragraph from line numbering.

Follow the steps below to learn how:

  1. Position your cursor in the paragraph that you don’t want numbered.
  2. Display the Home tab of your Ribbon.
  3. Click the small icon at the lower-right corner of the Paragraph group. Word displays the Paragraph dialog box.
  4. Be sure the Line and Page Breaks tab is selected.

  1. Select Suppress Line Numbers.
  2. Click on OK.

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