Word count on highlight

Use case or problem

I need to know how many words I have written in a particular paragraph. Obsidian only gives word count for the entire text in the editor. Right now, I copy paste the paragraph into https://wordcounter.net/ and get the count that way.

Proposed solution

When I highlight a segment of text in the editor, the word count only for the highlighted segment is shown.

Related feature requests (optional)

There is a plugin for this, but I believe this should be a core part of the product.


I second this!

+1. This should be a core plugin rather than a third party, especially that now the Better Word Count Plugin is no longer working in the latest live preview version.