Word Count, Folio Count, and Character Count
Folio Count is an Edit feature that allows you to view the number of characters, words and folios in the current file. To view the character, word and folio count click View, Folio Count (Alt-v, u).
Included Items in the Character Count
Q and A along with any punctuation associated. For example, A. counts as two characters.
Characters inside a field.
EZ Choice and Second Choice selected conflicts count the number of characters for the selected conflict only.
Stitched text counts each alpha and punctuation character. For example, M-a-i-n is 7 characters.
Underlined words that use format symbols count only the number of characters in the word.
An underlined character is counted as one character.
Excluded Items in the Character Count
Text in headers and footers