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How to count including spaces/footnotes/textboxes or not in Word document?

In this article, I will tell you how to count words/characters of the whole document including spaces, footnotes or textboxes in Word.

Count including spaces/footnotes/textboxes

Count including spaces/footnotes/textboxes

Actually, the Word Count utility can display the count of words/characters including spaces or footnotes or textboxes.

Click Review > Word Count.
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In the Word Count dialog, the Characters (with spaces) is displayed.
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Then you need to check the Include textboxes, footnotes and endnotes checkbox to include all textboxes, footnotes and endnotes to the counting.
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