[OS X TeX] Word Count

Maarten Sneep maarten.sneep at xs4all.nl
Mon Jan 15 18:23:40 EST 2007

On Jan 16, 2007, at 00:19, Peter Dyballa wrote:

> Am 15.01.2007 um 23:35 schrieb Jung-Tsung Shen:
>> I took a look at the WordService, it seems to be a good tool, the  
>> only
>> problem is that it doesn't recognize (La)TeX commands, does it?
> Right, it does not.
> TeXShop uses detex to remove (La)TeX commands and then counts with  
> wc ...

Counting words is a faq, see the bottom of each of the messages on  
this list (the tex.ac.uk one contains a good discussion of why this  
isn't easy). Pick one you think will approach your idea of a count  
the closest.


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