I have covered how to determine certain statistics in your Word documents in previous articles, so you already know for instance, that you can see the number of words, sentences and paragraphs in your document. Having said that, however, Word does not by default, include anything in your footnotes or endnotes in these statistics. There is a method to make it do that for you though.
Follow the steps below to learn how:
- Display the Review tab of your Ribbon.
- In the Proofing group, click the Word Count tool to display the dialog box.
- Be certain Include Footnotes and Endnotes is selected.
- Review your document statistics.
- Click on Close.