Can I change how my documents are numbered in Bundledocs? - Q&A

Can I change how the documents are numbered or paginated in Bundledocs?

Can I change how the documents are numbered or paginated in Bundledocs?

Bundledocs offers you incredible flexibility when it comes to numbering your bundle. Before we get started, we should mention that it's completely automatic so any numbering can be applied and even changed with the click of a button. Just think of how much time and hassle this could save you!

Can I change how the documents are numbered or paginated? I would like to choose the page numbers i.e. A1, A2, A3 - rather than just numbers?
— New User Query

When it comes to numbering and paginating your bundle you can choose how you want it to appear. This is all done within the 'Generate' area. Recently, our support team received a query asking it is was possible to add page numbering in the format - A1, A2, A3? Yes, it sure is. Here's how...


1. Within the generate area, expand the 'Page Numbering' area. 

2. Click the option 'Prefix Page Number with Section Number'. This will change your number to appear in the format 1.1, 1.2, 1.3 or alternatively, A.1, A.2, A.3 - depending on what format your sections appear in. 

3. That's it. Click the 'Generate' button to complete and download. 


That's just the beginning. When it comes to paginating and numbering your documents in Bundledocs, we offer a wide range of options. For example, you can choose to restart page numbering at the beginning of each new section; choose where it appears; or even remove it entirely. That's not all. For those that require bates numbering or the inclusion of leading zero's/numbering, this is all possible. Get in touch with us to find our more. 


Interested to learn more? If you are already a Bundledocs user then make sure to grab a copy of our complete training manual. Or if you are new to Bundledocs then start your free (no obligation) trial today

Top Tip! Bundledocs Templates helps make bundle creation even easier. Set your structure, format for your bundle and set any customisations (like page numbering). Then every time you create a bundle using this template, all these settings will be pulled in automatically. 


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Bundledocs Late Inserts Explained - Feature Focus

We've all been there. You have finalized and completed your bundle, only to find new documents arrive in at the last minute. Don't stress. Bundledocs has just the solution for you.   


To begin with, if you have yet to send out or distribute your bundles to others, it couldn't be easier. Simply upload your new documents, arrange in order and generate. Your updated bundle is immediately available in seconds. 

The issue for many legal professionals out there is when the bundle has been sent out to the other parties relevant to the case - such as other side counsel, Barristers, Judges etc. From that point on, they need to ensure that the original page numbering is not affected (as some parties may have already begun their preparation, noting page numbers etc.). 

With Bundledocs unique and powerful Late Inserts feature, these troubles are in the past. 

So what is our Late Inserts feature and how does it work?

Bundledocs Late Inserts offers you the flexibility to add missing or late arrival documents into your bundle with ease. Once a document is marked as a Late Insert it will automatically apply alternative numbering to the document and this is then automatically reflected in the updated index page. It doesn't alter or affect your existing page numbering and ensures that all parties are reading from the same page, at all times. 


It's incredibly simple and easy to use. So how exactly does it work?

1. Upload. Upload any late arrival or missing documents

2. Mark a document as a Late Insert. Simply select the 'Edit Details' option, select the option 'Is this a late insert document?' and update.

3. Generate. Once you have positioned your document where you want it to appear, you are ready to generate. Bundledocs will then handle the hard work for you. It will apply an alternative number scheme on your document and this will be reflected on your index page. 


Want to see it in action, we have created a short video to guide you through the process - take a sneak peak now. Video: Bundledocs Late Inserts

Interested to learn more? Don't waste time. Get in touch with our team to arrange your free online demonstration and free 30 day trial today. 

Can I start page numbering for my bundle on a particular number? - Training Tip


In today's post we will take a closer look at applying page numbering to your bundle. Let's dive right in! 

The first thing to be aware of is that Bundledocs automatically adds numbering to your bundle, helping save you time and effort. This means you don't have to waste countless hour's tirelessly adding page numbering to your bundle. 

Even better, if any changes are needed then you can effortlessly re-number your entire bundle with the click of a button. Simple!

One of the best parts of Bundledocs is that you have complete control of your bundle and can easily amend, change and customize your numbering at any time (and as many times as you need). We offer a range of different ways to customize the automatic numbering. These include: 

  1. Restart Page Numbering: If you have created a bundle with multiple sections then you can choose to restart page numbering at the beginning of each new section.

  2. Include the Section Number: Again if you are creating a multiple section bundle you can choose to prefix the section number to your bundle numbering. For example: A.1 or 1.1

  3. No Numbering: As you know Bundledocs automatically numbers your entire bundle, however in some cases you may prefer to exclude the numbering entirely. In this case you can choose to remove numbering from appearing on your automatic index (did you know we automatically index the bundle too!) or from the pages themselves. This is all possible with the click of a button!

  4. Page Number Position: You can choose where you want your page numbering to appear. For example: Top/Bottom of the page; choose alignment so that it is placed in the centre/right/left.

That's not all. With Bundledocs you also have the ability to apply Bates Numbering. This is particularly helpful for our clients in the U.S. that require this functionality. Better still, bates numbering can also be used if you would like to start your bundle numbering at a particular number. If this sounds like something you may need, then we have detailed just how to do that below. Let's take a look...

Is there a way that I can start numbering for my bundle on a certain number - other than page 1 - in Bundledocs?
— Bundledocs User

If you would like to start page numbering for your bundle on a particular page, then do the following:

  1. Select 'Generate'

  2. Within the 'Bates Numbering' section, select the option to 'Include Bates Page Number'.

  3. Within the 'Bates Start' area, insert the number you would like to begin your page numbering on. For example, insert '23' if you would like to start bundle numbering on page 23. Leave all other fields blank.

  4. Select Generate to complete. A preview window will then appear. If you would like to change anything then simply make the changes/revisions and re-generate.


Customizing your bundle numbering really is simple to do. We know that working on large bundles can be complex so we want to make the process of creating bundles simple for you! If you are interested to give it a go for yourself, make sure to register for a free trial. Better still, get in touch with our team today to arrange your free online demonstration


Feature Focus: Restart Page Numbering for Each Section

Page numbering has never been easier with Bundledocs. Within this Feature Focus post we will take a look at how to restart page numbering at the beginning of each new section. 

For those that are not aware, Bundledocs automatically paginates/numbers each bundle created - as well as automatically indexing, bookmarking, hyperlinking etc. For users that create multiple section bundles, you may want to restart page numbering at the beginning of each section. With Bundledocs all it takes is the click of a button. Take a look at the steps detailed below or check out our video to see it in action.

Easily Restart page numbering at the beginning of each section

Easily Restart page numbering at the beginning of each section

1. Select Generate

2. Select the '+' next to 'Page Numbering' to expand this section

3. Select the 'Restart Page Numbering' tickbox

4. Select 'Generate' to complete

Index Page: Page numbering restarts at the beginning of each new section

Index Page: Page numbering restarts at the beginning of each new section

It really is that simple. Bundledocs automatically produces a fully indexed, sectioned, paginated, bookmarked and hyperlinked bundle in minutes. Start your free trial today and see it in action! 

Creating bundles is effortless with Bundledocs. For more information, please see our 'Complete Training Guide' which can be downloaded within your account. Any questions, simply get in contact with our support team today!

Bundledocs: Intuitive Bates Numbering Software

Bates numbering or bates stamping as it is also known, is a method of uniquely numbering legal documents. Bates numbering is affixed electronically to documents and provides identification, protection and timely data retrieval for legal professionals.

For those applying bates numbering to legal bundles or briefs, Bundledocs is the solution for you. Bundledocs is designed to help legal professionals effortlessly prepare quality bundles in minutes. The best bit – it only takes 5 steps. 

Bundledocs provides a range of customisable options so you can create a bundle to suit your requirements. So when applying bates numbering to your bundle, you choose how you want your numbering to appear. Let’s see an example…

Example of Bates Numbering with Bundledocs

Example of Bates Numbering with Bundledocs

It gets better… Bundledocs provides the flexibility so you can easily make changes to your completed bundle. If documents need to be added or removed – no problem. Bundledocs automates these tasks so last minute changes are handled with ease. There is no need to re-do numbering and your updated bundle is immediately available.