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Thread poster: Arthur Borges

Arthur Borges
China
Local time: 09:41
English
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May 16, 2002

I simply use the MSWord wordcounter, then do a search&replace that replaces every apostrophe with another apostrophe. This operation ends with a figure for the total number of replacements effected, i.e. the total number of doubled-up words, e.g. j\'ai, n\'avez. Obviously, my source language is French and the basis for the billing. However, the publishing industry uses page counts and spaces between words ARE part of the count.

 

Evert DELOOF-SYS  Identity Verified
Belgium
Local time: 03:41
Member
English to Dutch
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Just happened to browse thru this forum, Arthur Oct 10, 2002

Quote:


On 2002-05-16 07:58, Arthur wrote:

I simply use the MSWord wordcounter, then do a search&replace that replaces every apostrophe with another apostrophe. This operation ends with a figure for the total number of replacements effected, i.e. the total number of doubled-up words, e.g. j\'ai, n\'avez. Obviously, my source language is French and the basis for the billing. However, the publishing industry uses page counts and spaces between words ARE part of the count.




I simply use Practicount & Invoice 1.1 (www.practiline.com) for my wordcounts.

Other than that, I won\'t be able to make it to China, unfortunately...


Best regards,


Evert


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