Show word count and other document statistics

You can show the word count, character count (with or without spaces), and number of paragraphs in a document.

Show word, character, and paragraph count

  1. Click View in the toolbar, then choose Show Word Count.

    The word count appears at the bottom of the page.

  2. Move the pointer over the right side of the word count, then click the arrows to choose what you want to display at the bottom of the page:

    • Characters without spaces

    • Characters with spaces

    • Number of paragraphs

    • Number of pages