Have you ever wondered how to count words in a scan? Similarly, have you ever wondered how to extract text from a scanned document or image? With a regular pdf, counting words is usually not a problem. One simply has to copy the text and paste it in a word document. The automated word count embedded within word will give you the number of words.
If you are working on a project that requires the use of spreadsheet, there are many times when you would want to know how to count words in Excel. It is fairly easy for someone who is proficient in Excel to be able to sum up numbers, add dates, convert rates and so on. However, everything that has to do with words in xls is a bit more tricky.