Count the number of words in a long document
Tip: Use this feature for long documents, like novels or screenplays.
On your computer, open a document in Google Docs.
To find the count of words, characters, and pages, at the top of the page, click Tools and thenWord count.
To close the window, click Done.
Count the number of words while you type
Tip: Use this feature for shorter documents, like news articles or school essays.
To find the word counter while you type, check "Display word count while typing"and thenOK.
In the bottom left, click on the Word count box to display:
Characters without spaces