This extension adds a status bar item in Apache OpenOffice Writer's status bar that displays the word count.

Operative System OpenOffice Version
Windows Apache OpenOffice 4.*
Linux 64 bit Apache OpenOffice 4.*
Linux 32 bit Apache OpenOffice 4.*
Mac OS X Apache OpenOffice 4.0 (does not work with 4.1)
Mac OS X Apache OpenOffice 4.1 (does not work with 4.0)