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Word count in Excel
Thread poster: mschisler
mschisler
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Apr 17, 2003

I need to count the words in an Excel file, and the Statistics in the Properties option does not give me any info. I am copying and pasting the columns in a Word file. Is there a better way? Thanks,



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kostan
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Wordcount in Excel Apr 18, 2003

The only way I have found is the one you use already, i. e. copying into a word

doc. Alternative: get Practicount or a simlar software, which enable you to count in all sort of files. Good luck.

Valpeter

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On 2003-04-17 20:48, mschisler wrote:

I need to count the words in an Excel file, and the Statistics in the Properties option does not give me any info. I am copying and pasting the columns in a Word file. Is there a better way? Thanks,



Magali



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Daina Jauntirans  Identity Verified
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Save as Word Apr 18, 2003

If you try to open the Excel doc in Word, it will give you the option of converting to Word - that way you won\'t have to cut and paste. Then just convert the table to text and count away. If the columns go off the page, go to Page Setup/Paper Size and choose Landscape rather than Portrait under Orientation.





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Nikolai Muraviev  Identity Verified
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Word count May 17, 2006

I use the following procedure:

1. Open xls-file in Excel
2. Save as HTML
3. Analyse HTML in TRADOS Workbench

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