Answered By: Ashlen Dube
Last Updated: Feb 11, 2016     Views: 3877

PowerPoint 2013 does not have a word count function like Word has, but it's still possible to do a word count using one of these methods:

  • To see the total number of words in a presentation, go to File.  Then select Properties on the right hand side of the screen.  Then select "Advanced Properties" and click on the statistics tab.
  • You can export your PowerPoint as handouts in Word using this method.  You may then do a word count in Word.
  • You can copy the text from the PowerPoint file and paste it into a Word document.  This is probably the quickest method for doing a word count on selected text from a PowerPoint file. 

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