When you press the Concord button in the main Controller, a new Concord Tool opens up and will be visible in the Windows Taskbar.
Now in Concord itself, choose File | New.
If no text files have been chosen, you are asked to choose some. Press the Choose Texts Now button.
Once the texts have been chosen, enter a suitable Search Word:
Here I have chosen wherefore as my search-word. Then press OK.
The concordance lists all the examples of "wherefore" which had a word-separator such as punctuation, space etc. before and after it.
Since we have now done our concordance, WordSmith now knows how many words there are in each text file: romeo and juliet.txt has 24,275 altogether.