Word cound in MS-Word using Fields

Sometimes you want to count the number of words in MS word file excluding titles, references etc. To do this follow these steps:
First count the number of words that has to be ignored (by selecting them, the status bar at bottom shows the number of selected words e.g. 15/1542)
Insert field using Ctrl+F9. a double bracket {} should appear.
type =
then insert field codes from insert menu (like number of pages, words etc:: insert>quickpart>fields>NumWords)
it should look like {=130-12}
right click and toggle the field code.

Now if you change the document, update the field code by selecting it and pressing F9 button.

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