What is the way to get a page count in WordPad?


Quick Answer

WordPad does not have a specific word or page count function; however, the Print Preview function does let the user view the document organized into pages. The Print Preview function shows the document as it will be printed, and the number of pages can be derived from the display.

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Full Answer

While WordPad has more functionality than a simple text editor, such as Notepad, it does not include advanced functions such as word or page count. However, viewing print preview is a simple procedure.

Step 1: Preview the page

Open the File menu and click on Print, then choose Print Preview.

Step 2: Confirm page layout

Scroll through the pages to verify the number and layout.

From Print Preview, the document or specific pages within it may be printed, or by exiting, the user may return to editing in WordPad.

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