a free words counting program

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  1. minacross

    minacross Registered Member

    May 12, 2002
    I need a free program to count how many times a word repeated in a certain paragraph (something like a coma or a fullstop)..

    thanx in advance.. :)
  2. bigc73542

    bigc73542 Retired Moderator

    Sep 21, 2003
    SW. Oklahoma
    these probably wont help but I could be wrong http://www.google.com/search?q=program+to+count+words+in+a+paragraph&sourceid=opera&num=0&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8

    The first selection on top of the page refers to a word counting program. I don't know if this is what you want but it is freeware.

    wc -- paragraph, line, word, character, and byte counter.
    ... may be altered to other encodings by alteration of the program code ... c Tells wc to
    count bytes in ... locale pragma and this could have an effect on -w (word) and -p ...
    www.perl.com/language/ppt/src/wc/wc.pvhp.html - 5k - Cached - Similar pages


    PractiCount and Invoice is a word counting and invoicing program for freelance translators, translation and localization agencies, medical transcriptionists and medical transcription agencies, writers, project managers and other language professionals who base their quotations and invoices on document word count, line count, character count, page count or other text count types. Our tool handles them all and saves you tremendous amounts of time.

    With the help of our utility you can batch count


    Characters with spaces

    Characters without spaces

    Lines (customizable char number)

    Pages (customizable char, word,
    line number)

    in files made in

    Microsoft Word (.doc, .rtf)

    Microsoft Excel (.xls, .csv)

    Microsoft PowerPoint (.ppt, .pps)

    Corel Word Perfect (.wpd)

    HTML (.htm, .html, .shtml)

    Adobe Acrobat (.PDF)

    PractiCount does word count (line count, character count) in single files, folders and folders with subfolders. The program handles text also in textboxes, headers, footers, footnotes, endnotes and annotations (comments) in MS Office documents. Full adjustment of word counting options to your needs. With several clicks you can make project estimations and customer-ready invoices that can be further customized to your liking. Our word count software works under Windows 98, 2000, ME, XP and MS Office 97, 2000, 2002 (XP).
    October 25, 2003
    PractiSearch 1.22 major update.
    PractiSearch - is a small web search tool that helps you look up text online (search engines, dictionaries etc.) from any Windows application with a mouse click or a hotkey.
    April 14, 2003
    Beta version of the free standalone Match Calculator 1.0 released.
    Download here.

    February 28, 2003
    PractiCount and Invoice 2.05 released.
    What's new:
    - Drag-and-drop files from Windows Explorer into PractiCount
    - Textbox count within headers/footers

    here is another one.
    Word and line count program for language professionals
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