Field codes: NumWords field

The NumWords field inserts the total number of words in the document, using information from the Statistics tab in the Properties dialog box. To view the Properties dialog box, click the File tab, click Info, click Properties (below the document preview on the right side), and then click Advanced Properties.

Syntax

When you view the NumWords field in your document, the syntax looks like this:

{ NUMWORDS }

Note    A field code tells the field what to show. Field results are what’s shown in the document after having evaluated the field code. To toggle between viewing the field code and the field code results, press Alt+F9.

Examples

The = (Formula) field { = { NUMCHARS } / { NUMWORDS } } calculates average word length by dividing the number of characters by the number of words.

Applies To: Word 2013, Word 2010



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