# [texhax] Howto page numeration in letters (i, ii, iii, iv...)

Axel E. Retif axel.retif at mac.com
Wed Jun 18 06:23:16 CEST 2008

On Jun 17, 2008, at 17:17, Simón Muñoz wrote:

> Hi there,
>
> anyone could help me with this.
>
> I have a 20 pages book document where the first 4 are the front
> page and
> the table of contents. I want to numerate it in letters instead of
> numbers:
>
> i, ii, iii instead of 1, 2, 3.
>
> I know is possible, but I didn´t found how. Any help will be
> appreciated ;).
>
> Thanks in advance, Simon!

After \begin{document}

\frontmatter
\pagenumbering{roman}%%% or {Roman}, if you want I, II, III, IV

Then, after the Table of Contents,

\mainmatter
\pagenumbering{arabic}

See The not so Short Introduction to LaTeX:

http://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/info/lshort/

in several languages.

Best,

Axel



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