How to count words and characters within objects of word file

How to count words and cgaracters of a ms word file including words and characters within the objects particularly Equation Editor/Math Type objects, text Boxes and inseretd excel sheet.
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Have you tried "ActiveDocument.Words.Count" ?
I haven't tested it with inserted objects before, but it might get you on the right track.
If it doesn't, you will need to iterate through all the objects in your document and take a word/character count of them, keeping a running total...

micazoneAuthor Commented:
It does not count characters or words within objects like Math type.
Further I need a macro script for the same which can write the statistics in a csv text file.
Thanks for co-operation
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The simplest one would be:

       Sub WriteStatsToCSV(strDOCFileIn as String, strCSVFileOut as String)

              Dim oApp, oDoc
              Set oApp = CreateObject("Word.Application")
              Set oDoc = oApp.Documents.Open(strDOCFileIn)

              Open strCSVFileOut For Output As #1

                      Print #1, "Filename," & strDOCFileIn
                      Print #1, "Words," & oDoc.Words.Count
                      Print #1, "Characters," & oDoc.Characters.Count

              Close #1

      End Sub

Call this, in your program, with

      Call WriteStatsToCSV("x:\mypath\mydocfile.doc", "x:\mypath\mycsvfile.csv")


micazoneAuthor Commented:
Good suggestion.
It works with single file.
I have to do it with multiple files and report of all files in one CSV file.
The following should do all files in a folder you specify.  You'll need to add a reference to the Microsoft Scripting Runtime:

    Sub CheckAllFilesInFolder(strFolder As String, strOutFile As String)
        Dim oFSO        As Scripting.FileSystemObject
        Dim oFile       As Scripting.File
        Dim oOutFile    As Scripting.TextStream
        Dim oApp        As Word.Application
        Dim oDoc        As Word.Document
        Set oFSO = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
        Set oApp = CreateObject("Word.Application")
                            'OPEN WORD
        If oFSO.FolderExists(strFolder) = False Then
            MsgBox "Folder not found: " & strFolder
            Exit Sub
        Set oOutFile = oFSO.CreateTextFile(strOutFile, True)
                            'OPEN TEXT FILE
            oOutFile.WriteLine "Filename, Words, Characters"
                            'WRITE CSV HEADER
            For Each oFile In oFSO.GetFolder(strFolder).Files
                            'CHECK ALL FILES IN FOLDER
                If UCase(oFile.Type) = "MICROSOFT WORD DOCUMENT" Then
                            'IF A WORD DOC
                    Set oDoc = oApp.Documents.Open(oFile.Path)
                            'OPEN IN WORD
                    oOutFile.WriteLine oFile.Name & "," & _
                                       oDoc.Words.Count & "," & _
                            'WRITE CSV VALUES
                    oDoc.Close False
                            'CLOSE DOC FILE
                End If
            Next oFile
        oOutFile.Close      'CLOSE TEXT FILE
        oApp.Quit False     'CLOSE WORD
        Set oOutFile = Nothing
        Set oDoc = Nothing
        Set oApp = Nothing
        Set oFSO = Nothing  'CLEANUP
    End Sub

Call it with:

    Call CheckAllFilesInFolder("x:\mypath\mydocumentfolder", "x:\mypath\mycsvfile.csv")



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