How to do Word Count in InDesign

In this video tutorial we will show you how to do word count in Indesign.


In order to count words in Adobe InDesing, launch the program. Click on “Type tool”.

Choose Type Tool

Select the area in your document where you want to type text. Select the text size and enter it.

Then select your text, go to the “Edit” tab and choose “Copy”.

Copy text to the clipboard

Open the Microsoft Word. Click on “Paste” in the opened word window.

Insert copied text into Microsoft Word document

Microsoft Word will automatically count the words and characters.

Open Word Count

Now you know how to count words in InDesign.