In the toolbar, select View, then Show Word Count. At the bottom of the page, there is a word count. Move the pointer to the right side of the word count, then use the arrows to select what you want to see at the bottom of the page: characters without spaces. Press Return or click the button to save your changes.
You can discover both the number of characters with spaces and the number of characters without spaces. The Word Count dialog box may be added to the Quick Access toolbar so that it is always one click away.
Select the word count in the status bar or press Ctrl + Shift + G on your keyboard to launch the Word Count dialog box. The Word Count dialog box displays the amount of pages, words, characters, paragraphs, and lines in your document. It also gives you the option of counting spaces, tags, and other elements apart from actual text.
Ctrl + Shift + G Select the word count in the status bar or press Ctrl + Shift + G on your keyboard to launch the Word Count dialog box. You can also click the Page Layout tab to view this information for a specific section of your document.
See what works best for you when it comes to navigating through menus/toolbars/dialogs in Microsoft Word. Some users prefer using the mouse, while others prefer the keyboard. Either way, we'll show you some useful shortcuts that will help you work more efficiently when editing documents in Microsoft Word.
The most common menu commands in Word are those located at the top of the screen. Using the keyboard, these can be accessed quickly by pressing Alt (Option on Mac) plus the corresponding letter of the command (example: Alt+A to access the list of items in the current selection).
Some other commonly used menu commands include: Save, New, Open, Print, Save As, Close, Quit.
Menus can be a bit overwhelming at first but once you learn the various options they offer, they're easy to use. I hope you find these tips helpful!
You can also click the "Page Layout" button to open the Page Layout dialog box.
This article explains how to use the Word Count feature in Microsoft Word.
Pages on the Mac has a view counter.
At the top-center of the document window, select the Tools menu. Select Word Count. On the screen, a box representing the amount of words, characters, lines, pages, and paragraphs will appear. Click OK to save your changes.
Start Microsoft Word and open your document. Click the "Tools" tab at the top of your screen. Select "Word count" from the drop-down option. In a pop-up table, you may view the number of pages in your document, the number of words, the number of characters (including and omitting spaces), the number of paragraphs, and the number of lines. You can also click these options to see how many words are on each page, etc.