Word count vs characters
Thread poster: Spencer Allman
Perhaps this has been posted before but how can I convert my rate for 1,000 words into a row count with rows at 60 characters?
[Subject edited by staff or moderator 2006-02-27 17:28]
| | Balttext
Local time: 17:38
English to Latvian
| Counting software || Feb 27, 2006 |
Why don't you try using a counting software (e.g. Practicount) where you can customise number of characters comprising a line, etc.
Hope it helps,
| Count in Word || Feb 27, 2006 |
If you use MS Word, simply go to Tools > Word Count and use the figure that you find under Characters (with spaces). If you want to get lines of 60 keystrokes, just divide this number by 60. That's all
| | Spencer Allman
Local time: 15:38
Finnish to English
| Download Free FineCount 1.4 || Mar 2, 2006 |
In one word are approx. 6-8 characters, depending on language there are differences.
Try Fine Count 1.4, its the easyest way to count text.
Download it here: http://www.tilti.com/soft/finecount/
| | Birgit Wahl
Local time: 16:38
English to German
| FeeWizard for conversions || Mar 7, 2006 |
I use FeeWizard to convert ST/TT word/line/page counts. You can download it under
You just have to enter some statistics data from old translations and the programme calculates all rates you need.
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