PDF Export won't add page numbers

I am trying to add page numbers to wiki pages to show on a PDF export by adding

#pageNum:before
{
content: counter(page);
}

to the Global PDF Stylesheet and adding <span id="pageNum"/>
to the PDF Space Export Footer.

I used the directions found here: https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/CONF42/Providing+PDF+Versions+of+your+Technical+Documentation#ProvidingPDFVersionsofyourTechnicalDocumentation-AddingHeadersandFooters

However no page numbers appear in the exported PDF. (Confluence 4.2.4)

Please help! Thank you in advance.

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Try following the instructions from this page, they worked for me: https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/DOC/Advanced+PDF+Export+Customisations

Just add the following code to either to the global or the space PDF stylesheet:

@page
{
    @bottom-center
    {
        content: "Page " counter(page) " of " counter(pages);
        font-family: ConfluenceInstalledFont, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif;
        font-size: 8pt;
    }
}

You don't need to add any HTML code anywhere.

Please let us know if it worked.

Cheers,
Thomas

You are welcome! Glad I could help.

This solution worked! Thank you!!

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