There are several ways to count characters, words, and lines in Microsoft Word 2007. You can do this using the toolbar at the top of the program screen or using the status bar at the bottom of the screen. Both of these methods are simple and convenient.
If you prefer to use the top toolbar, then you need the first method. First, go to the Review tab. There will be different program functions arranged in groups. Move to the Proofing group and click the Word Count button to open the Statistics window.
Another way of processing word count in Microsoft Word 2007 is coming up on the Status bar. Here you can view changes in your word count in real-time while typing. You can also see the word count of a selected part of your text. To open the pop-up statistics window, you need to click on Word Count on the Status Bar.