To get a word count:

In Word Perfect:

Go to File, Click on Document Information. The word count will

In Word:

Go to Tools, Click on Word Count.  It will show the word count.

To Print a Word Count:

In either Word or Word Perfect, press "Print Screen," then hit the "x" on the
top right corner of the dialogue box (so it goes away). Click the new document
icon (or File-New) and hit Ctrl-V. The dialogue box with the word count will
appear. Then print that page as you would any other page.