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Mulyadi Subali  Identity Verified
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Apr 20, 2007

is there any software out there that can be used to count word in various file format? i need at least one that can count html files, along with repetition, matches. thanks.

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Mohammad Renaldi Diponegoro  Identity Verified
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Try searching these... Apr 20, 2007

For MS-Word there's a built-in word counter on Tools>Word Count

For freeware or shareware applications that you mentioned, you might try some sites such as :

- www.softpedia.com
This site has various collections of sharewares, trials and freewares to download, all for free, no need to sign up. Updated every minute.

- www.sourceforge.net
This site is the world's largest development and download repository of Open Source code and applications.

Hope that helps. Good luck.

M. Renaldi D


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L3r0y
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Couting words Apr 20, 2007

Trados Workbench does count the words. It tells you if there is repetition, and if a memory is opened, will tell you how many you have already translated.

However, I do not know if it works for html. Trados is not happy with tags !


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Sonja Tomaskovic  Identity Verified
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I know one software that is free and works on Windows. The link is

http://www.tilti.net/new/en/index.php?id=2_finecountv2&advid=986

Another option would be to use Wordfast's analyse function. However, I am not sure if this feature is limited if you don't have a license. You will probably have to try for yourself.

Sonja


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Mulyadi Subali  Identity Verified
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great Apr 20, 2007

interesting, i'm downloading and will try the finecount. thanks, sonja.

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Oliver Walter  Identity Verified
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Wordfast will work Apr 20, 2007

Sonja Tomaskovic wrote:
Another option would be to use Wordfast's analyse function. However, I am not sure if this feature is limited if you don't have a license. You will probably have to try for yourself.
Sonja

I'm sure Wordfast will do the analysing with or without a licence. The only restriction is that without a licence, it won't use a Translation Memory greater than a certain size (about 500 segment pairs). To use Wordfast you need to use Microsoft Word because WF is a (huge) Word macro.

Oliver


[Edited at 2007-04-20 12:03]


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Samuel Murray  Identity Verified
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Marc had one... Apr 21, 2007

Mulyadi Subali wrote:
Is there any software out there that can be used to count words in various file format?


I think Marc Prior was working on one that made use of a variety of tools combined. Basically, if I remember correctly, Abiword's OpenOffice filter came into play.


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xxxMarc P  Identity Verified
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free/open source word counter Apr 23, 2007

Samuel Murray wrote:

I think Marc Prior was working on one that made use of a variety of tools combined. Basically, if I remember correctly, Abiword's OpenOffice filter came into play.


Yes, it's here:

http://www.omegat.org/omegat/omegatk/tkount_1.3.zip

It is free and open-source, but is very basic and doesn't count repetitions.

OmegaT - also free and open-source of course - has a statistics function that quantifies texts, including repetitions.

Marc


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Mulyadi Subali  Identity Verified
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word count in omegat Apr 23, 2007

i'm using omegat intensively, but i don't know how i can do word count in it. all i know is that you can tell the number of segments in the project files window (ctrl+l). but for the word count, how do i do that, btw?

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xxxMarc P  Identity Verified
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free/open source word counter Apr 24, 2007

Mulyadi Subali wrote:

i'm using omegat intensively, but i don't know how i can do word count in it. all i know is that you can tell the number of segments in the project files window (ctrl+l). but for the word count, how do i do that, btw?


There is a statistics file for each project. Within the project, it's at

/omegat/project_stats.txt

Marc


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:-) Apr 24, 2007

great. thanks marc.

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