Using the Word Count feature


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Using the Word Count feature

Here is another old day story for you. I seem to be full of them lately. Back when I started writing, I was often paid by the word. Often I was given a maximum word count, because that's all my editors could fit into their magazines. These days, I occasionally get word count restrictions, even for online publications. This is why I need to be able to count the words in my documents. Word has a flexible Word Count feature that you can use to get document statistics like word and sentence count. It can also count the number of words in a document and tell you on the fly, which words your insertion point is hanging around with as you type. Let's take a look.

The first thing I want to point out here is thesStatus bar. Down in the Word area, you see the number or the word I'm on, which is 0 because I'm right at the very beginning of the document, and the total number of words. As I move the insertion point that should update and tell you what word you're currently on. Now if ...

Using the Word Count feature
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Using the Word Count feature provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Maria Langer as part of the Word for Mac 2011 Essential Training

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Business
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Word for Mac
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