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Counting word in html files
Thread poster: xxxTransTeck
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Sep 11, 2003

Could anyone tell me if the word count function in Trados, Practicount, Catscradel, etc., counts repeat text in html files only once?

If you have a web page with a series of html files, you will often find text, such as menues, that appears in several of the html files. I was wondering if the word count function in the above mentioned programs counts words "intelligently" or not.

Thanks for your help

JL


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JessicaC  Identity Verified
Local time: 18:24
English to Swedish
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Use a conversion tool Sep 12, 2003

There are several tools like
http://www.bobsoft.com/html2txt/
that convert HTML to text.
Then it's fairly easy to count the words.

If you use a Unix-type command shell
you can often do
$ cat YOUR_HTML_FILE.html |html2txt|wc

Good luck!


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Uldis Liepkalns  Identity Verified
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Local time: 19:24
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English to Latvian
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Practicount & invoice Sep 12, 2003

Subj.

Uldis


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