Re: Counting Words
The word count in Word uses a counterintuitive definition of "word". Surprise!
You can write a macro that displays activedocument.words.count, which is yet another definition, but one much closer to what you might think of as a word.
And if running Linux, cygwin, or anything else more or less like Unix you can use
It won't work on an MS Word file unless it's exported to straight text.
Alone, wc gives a count of lines, words and bytes. Words are separated by white space.
As wc -w it gives just words.
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