# [OS X TeX] Word Count!

Herb Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Wed Jun 9 11:03:12 EDT 2004

```On 6/8/04 2:11 AM, "Josep M.Font" <jmfont at inicia.es> wrote:

>
> Thanks for the link. It works. However, what about the formulas ? How
> are they counted ? TeX builds them by gluing together many different
> symbols from several fonts, hence I would guess that it is the number
> of total "characters" that it is counted.
>
> Josep M. Font
>

Howdy,

Well... I tried it with a document that contains only one simple displayed
formula and \pagestyle{empty} in the preamble and each symbol was counted as
a single word, as you expected. Sigh... back to page one unless you don't

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)

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