Word count using Microsoft Word 2016?

Here is how to count words on Microsoft Word 2016

Please follow the on screen instructions.

How do I count my words on Micorosoft Word 2016

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  • Pages
  • Paragraphs
  • Lines
  • Characters, either including or excluding the spaces

  • Count the number of words

    Count the words as you type

    Word Count

    When you type in a document, Word automatically counts the number of pages and words in your document and displays them on the status bar at the bottom of the workspace.

    If you don't see the word count in the status bar, right-click the status bar, then and click Word Count.

    Count the words in a selection or selections

    You can count the number of words in a selection or selections, rather than all of the words in a document. The selections don't need to be next to each other for you to count them.

  • Select the text that you want to count.
  • The status bar displays the number of words in the selection. For example, 321/1570 means that the selection accounts for 321 words of the total number of words in the document, 1,570.

    Count the words in a text box

  • Select the text in the text box.
  • The status bar displays the number of words in the text box. For example, 240/990 means that the text box contains 240 words of the total number of words in the document, 990.

    Include text in footnotes, endnotes, and text boxes in the word count

  • On the Review tab, in the Proofing group, click Word Count.

  • Word Count 2016
  • In the Word Count dialog box, select the Include textboxes, footnotes and endnotes check box.

  • Insert the number of words in your document

  • Click where you want to add the number of words that are in your document.
  • On the Insert tab, in the Text group, click Quick Parts.

  • Word Insert Tab
  • Click Field.
  • In the Field names list, click NumWords, and then click OK.

  • Count the number of pages, characters, paragraphs, and lines

    The Word Count dialog box displays the number of pages, paragraphs, and lines in your document, and also the number of characters, either including or excluding spaces.

  • On the Review tab, in the Proofing group, click Word Count.
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