How to Count Pages in WordPad

By Marina Martin

Unlike many other word processing software titles, WordPad has no visual indicator as to where one page ends and the next page begins. When you are working in a WordPad document, you cannot see a total page count or insert a page break. However, there is a way for you to check the total page count of a WordPad document without having to print it out in its entirety.

Step 1

Open your document in WordPad.

Step 2

Click the WordPad Menu button in the top left.

Step 3

Hover over "Print" and select "Print Preview."

Step 4

Click "Next Page" until you reach the end of the document.

Step 5

Look in the lower left corner for the total page count of the document.

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