This post is in reply to the query posted by a reader that
My footer is starting with zero. Why?
I want it to start with one.
Excel 2010 footer page number by default starts with number 1and you can change the starting page number using the Page Setup option.
Step 1: Click the File menu and navigate to Print option.
Step 2: In the Print screen, click the Page Setup link available at the bottom.
Step 3: This would display the following Page Setup window.
Enter the starting page number for you footer in the First page number field. If you want to have the default behavior then keep the value as auto.
Step 4: Click OK button to confirm and save the changes.
By this way you can customize the starting page number in Excel 2010.