Word count in Notepad++

If you have a text file and you want to know the total number of words in that file then you can get it using Notepad++ text editor as follows :

  1. Open the file in Notepad++
  2. Go to Menu -> TextFX tools
  3. Select Word Count option
  4. You would get the word count of the file

Note: If you do not have the TextFX extension then you must download it through plugin manager:

  1. Go to Plugins -> Plugin Manager -> Show Plugin Manager
  2. Under the Plugin Manager Dialog select TextFx Characters Checkbox
  3. Click Install
  4. Notepad++ will be restarted
  5. Now you should be able to see the TextFx option on the menu bar.
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