If keyboard shortcuts aren't your thing, then you can use the Google Docs menu, as well, to check your word count.
- Go to Tools.
- Select Word Count.
Bonus: how to show your word count in Google Docs as you type
When viewing the word count of your Google Doc, check the box marked "Display word count while typing."
In this guide, we'll show the shortcuts for both using subscripts and superscripts in Google Docs. What is a subscript?