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A quick way to count Pages, Words and Characters


If you look along the bottom left of an open Word document you might notice this...
word count

Not only does it tell you how many pages and words are in your document but if you click on the xxx (number) words it will pop up with this...

word count popup

Showing you the number of:

  • Pages
  • Words
  • Characters (not including spaces)
  • Characters (including spaces)
  • Paragraphs
  • Lines

Extra Tip

  • Highlight a chunk of text
  • Now click on the same xxx (number) words button
  • It will give you the count for the selection only
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