Re: word count in MS word document

Sieghard Weitzel <sieghard@...>

The Jaws command Jaws Key+NumPad3 simply reads the status line and while this includes the number of pages and words, it does not give you the same detailed information you may want by going to Review > Wordcount with Alt+R followed by W as Brian already pointed out. I opened a Word document and wrote “This is a test” without the quotation marks of course. Pressing Jaws Key+NumPad3 says the following (I only included the first parts of what is spoken):


Page Number Page 1 of 1

Word Count 4 words


If I press Alt+R W I get this (you have to use the Jaws cursor to review the information):


Word Count


Pages 1

Words 4

Characters (no spaces) 12

Characters (with spaces) 15

Paragraphs 1

Lines 1

Include textboxes, footnotes and endnotes checkbox checked






From: <> On Behalf Of Marty Hutchings
Sent: Friday, October 5, 2018 7:48 AM
Subject: Re: word count in MS word document


Kevin,  I am using MS Word 2007 and to get the word count, I use Insert + numpad 3.  I wouldn’t think that this would have changed in Word 16.  This command also gives you the number of pages in the document.


Love in Christ


From: Kevin Meyers

Sent: Friday, October 05, 2018 9:26 AM

Subject: word count in MS word document


Hello, Is there a key stroke to get the word count in a MS word 2016 document? I’m using Windows 10 and Jaws 2018.




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