InDesign Basics: Word-Count your InDesign Document
In this Bitesize tutorial, you will learn how to word-count text in your InDesign document.
How to use the Info Panel to conduct a super quick and simple Word-Count
This tutorial covers word-counting in InDesign. See here to learn how to spell-check your document.
Step 1: Open the Info Panel
Go to Window > Info to open the Info Panel.
Step 2: Conduct a Word-Count
To count words in a select area of text, highlight the text and see the Character, Word, Line and Paragraph counts appear in the Info Panel.
To count words in a whole story, stretching across a large number of text frames, click your cursor into one of the text frames, and see the relevant info appear in the Panel.