…are in your document.
It can also count the number of characters, either including or not including spaces.
Video – Count Total Number of Words in Document
How to Use the Word Count toolbar
As you add text to your document, you don’t have to click Word Count on the Tools menu each time you want a recount.
Instead, turn on the Word Count toolbar, and click Recount to update the word count.
What tools do you use to count the number of words you’ve written?