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I know that when you're on an individual document and press Ctrl+F, you can specify a word to see how many times it occurs. But I have an odd situation where I want to see how many times a word occurs in entire folder full of documents (some with their own sub-folders) so I don't have to Ctrl+F each one and add to the total number; document by document.



Is there a way to do this, or do I pretty much have to do it the way I mentioned?

This isn't the word, but here's a similar example to mine: Say the word was "OKAY!" Case-sensitive and has to have the exclamation mark at the end.

Thanks for any help with my odd question!
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A simple way to find out the number of occurrences of a word is to replace it with itself. When you click the Replace All button, Word reports the number of replacements.

For a single document, you can use the macro in the article How to find out, using VBA, how many replacements Word made during a Find
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Since you want to process all the documents in a folder, you would have to combine this with code that iterates through multiple documents. This is not a trivial task, of course.
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The following may help with handling multiple documents:
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