How to add word count to word document mac

Posted on 06.06.2018 by Carrol
A quick tutorial on how to view the Word Count function to your document on Pages for Mac. You can open the word count box to view number of characters in your document or your selected text. It's not satisfactory as solutions go but it does at least allow you to get a word count for selected text rather than for the entire document. Many organizations such as schools and legal entities have very strict guidelines regarding the numbering of pages.
Set the word count to update automatically when you print. How to do a word count in TextEdit on Mac. We show how to add a word-count function to TextEdit, Apple's simple text editor program for the Mac.
On the Word menu, click Preferences. Under Categories, click Document Information, and then under Field names, click NumWords. From the Insert menu, select Page Numbers.