How to always display the word count in Google Docs

Word count is a key metric for tracking your writing progress. Google Docs can show the word count along with other statistics such as the character and page count. It's mostly an on-demand feature you invoke when needed. But this article highlights a little known option for continuously displaying the word count as you type.

A caveat is you have to turn on the option each time you start a writing session with a document.


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