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You can put the page number field on both masters, and it will work just fine.

Or, you could create a 3rd master just for the page number, and apply it to all pages, while applying the chapter 1 and chapter 2 masters just to their appropriate pages.

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The way I work is I make Chapter 1's Master Page, duplicate it and remove, replace and put in new stuff for Chapter 2, perhaps the only thing I would keep would be the page numbers . I also frequently use @walt.farrell's second suggestion.

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4 hours ago, walt.farrell said:

You can put the page number field on both masters, and it will work just fine.

This. Page numbering is orthogonal to masters. Page numbering is governed by the Section Manager, and the page number field on a master page (or anywhere else) just shows whatever number the Section Manager decides.

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