Show the word count (and more)

Anytime you want to know the total number of words in your document, look at the status bar at the bottom of the Word window.

Shows the word count in the status bar of a document.

Count the number of characters, lines, and paragraphs

To see the number of characters, lines, paragraphs, and other information, click the word count in the status bar to open the Word Count box.

Shows the word count, number of pages in a document.

Count the number of words in a part of a document

To count the number of words in only part of your document, select the text you want to count, and then on the Review tab, click Word Count.

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