# How to show the correct number of pages

To add the line as **Page 13 of 27** in your document, see
How to include the total number of pages along with the current page number.

To exclude some number of pages from the total number, do the following:

** 1. ** Right-click on the field with number of total pages
and choose **Toggle Field Codes**:

** 2. ** In the field:

- Add the symbol
**=**and select all previous text in the field: - Click
**Ctrl+F9**to add the special brackets: - Add
to the end of this formula to exclude*– 4***4**pages from the total number of pages in the document:

** 3. ** Right-click on the field and choose
**Toggle Field Codes** again to show the updated number of pages.

See also this tip in French: Comment afficher le nombre correct de pages.