How to get the Word Number of your PowerPoint presentations

Knowing the word count in your Microsoft PowerPoint presentation and speaker notes can give you a rough idea of ​​how long the slideshow presentation can take and where you might need to make savings. How to find out.

You can get the word count of your PowerPoint notes and slides – or just the speaker notes – on both Windows 10 and Mac. Sorry, currently you can’t get the word count in PowerPoint for the web.

Take a look at the PowerPoint presentation Word Rely on Windows

To get the word count on your slides and notes in Windows 10, open the PowerPoint presentation and click the File tab.

Then select “Info” in the left area.

Info tab in the left area of ​​the file tab

Now click on “Show all properties” in the “Associated documents” section.

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The “Properties” group is expanded. Next to the “Words” option, you can see the number of words in the PowerPoint slides and notes. Note that the Notes option only shows how many notes appear in the PowerPoint presentation, not the number of words in the notes.

If you just want to find out the word count of the notes, you need to export them and open them in Microsoft Word.


Click the File tab and click Export in the left pane.

Export option in the left pane of the File tab

In the group “Export” select the option “Create handouts”.

Create handouts option in the export group

The “Create handouts in Microsoft” Word“Appears. Click on “Create handouts” again.

Create Handout button

The “Send to Microsoft” Word“The dialog box appears. Select the page layout style you want by clicking the balloon next to the option you want. In the “Add slides to Microsoft” area Word document “group, there are two options to choose from:

  • Paste: The pasted content Word do not reflect updates to the presentation.
  • Insert link: Any updates made to the presentation will be reflected in the Word.

Click OK. “

Sent to Microsoft Word Dialog box

The presentation opens in Microsoft Word. You can see the word count of the notes in the lower left corner of the window.

Word count of PowerPoint notes in Microsoft Word

Take a look at the PowerPoint presentation Word Count on Mac

If you’re using Microsoft PowerPoint for Mac, you can get the word count on your slides and notes. However, Mac’s export option does not allow you to export the PowerPoint file as a Word doc. To get the word count of your notes only, you need to copy and paste them into manually Word.


To get the word count in your presentation and notes, open PowerPoint and click the File tab.

Tab

Select “Properties” from the drop-down menu.

Properties option in the File drop-down menu

In the “Properties” window, click on the “Statistics” tab.

Statistics tab in the properties window

The word count can be found in the “Statistics” group.

Word    Count in the Statistics tab on Mac

That’s all there is to it.

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