Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Tip: How to count characters using Microsoft Word 2010


To count all of the characters in a Microsoft Word 2010 document, open the document, and then click the Word Count feature in the Status Bar:
This opens a popup dialog presenting word count, character count and other basic document information:
To view word and character counts for selected text, just select the desired text,
and repeat the procedure:
If the Word Count feature does not appear on the Status bar, right-click the status bar, and then select it from the popup list:
  • Hat tip to Paul Edstein, MVP - MS Word, for this

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