When you need to know how many words, pages, characters, paragraphs, or lines are in a document, check the status bar.
Check the number of words in a document
Check the status bar to see the number of words of your document.
For a partial word count, select the words you want to count. The status bar shows the word count for that selection and for the entire document.
Find the number of Characters, Paragraphs, and Lines
Click on the word count in the status bar.