This video demonstrates how to add the current word count into a Word document.
(upbeat music)…- [Narrator] Occasionally, you may find it useful to include…the word count of your document in the document itself.…First, click in the area of your document…where you want the word count to appear.…Go to the insert ribbon,…click the Quick Parts button, and choose field.…Here, select the NumWords field and click okay.…You'll immediately see the word count appear.…Unfortunately, this is not a live word count,…so if you add some more words,…the number doesn't automatically update.…
However, you can manually update the count…by right clicking it and choosing update field.…Also be aware that if you plan on printing your document,…go to file, options,…and display, and here, make sure…update fields before printing is checked.…That will ensure that your word count is accurate…each time you print the document.…(upbeat music)…
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