Where To Find Your Word Count In Google Docs
We can use the shortcut to get to the tool, which is “command + shift + c” for Mac, or “ctrl + shift + c” for PC. The other method is to use the navigation at the top of your Google Doc, labeled “Tools”, shown in the picture below.
Using Google Docs As An Overall Word Counter
The general information of using this feature, allows us to use Google Docs to act as a word counter, character counter, and page counter. By using the tool within your document, you have the ability to sculpt or trim as necessary, to meet your specific needs.
Finding Your Word Count For A Specific Text Box Or Text Area In Google Docs
If we highlight a specific section or text area, Google Docs gives us the ability to use their word count tool to determine pages, words, characters, and characters without spaces. This functionality provides a great resource in determining anything from social media post characters, research articles, all the way down to title tag lengths. Here is an example of using the word count tool on a specific section of text:
Easy enough, right? We use Google Docs for all of our article writing, to build out and define an article before publishing. We hope you enjoyed our brief article and explanation.
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