Proofreading by Proofed Beyond Doubt
Proofreading by Proofed Beyond Doubt

for all your proofreading needs

Q: How do I check the word count of my document?

A: Most programs will automatically work out the number of words in a document for you. For example, in Word 2016, Word 2019 and Microsoft 365 you can get the word count by going to the Review tab on the Ribbon and selecting Word Count from the Proofing area:

Don't forget to ensure that you tick the box to include textboxes, footnotes and endnotes:

For earlier versions of Word, go to the Tools menu and choose Word Count.