If you open a document in Word 2007/2010, the named document displays the number
of characters on the bottom status bar.
Then the document will open with the number of pages and words on the status bar.
When you type a document, Word automatically counts the number of pages and words in your document and displays the information on the bottom status bar.
The Red X indicates proofing errors were found.
Count Selected Words
Word 2007/2010 also allows you to count the number of words that are selected.
Count Statistics: words, lines, paragraphs,
footnotes, endnotes, and text boxes, etc.
Revised : July 05, 2012
Sr. Arlene Callahan