Word Count in Acrobat Reader Documents
Thread poster: Andres Pacheco

Andres Pacheco  Identity Verified
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Jun 20, 2003

Hi all,

I'm trying to get the word count for an Acrobat Reader document. PractiCount can do that, but the thing is that I need to count words for half of the document, not the whole thing.

I have not been able to split the document or to modify the number of pages in any way. Do I need any specific software or would it be possible for me to do it directly from Acrobat Reader?

Thank you in advance for your help.

Sincerely,

Andrés


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Vesna Zivcic  Identity Verified
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Copy + Paste Jun 20, 2003

Perhaps there is a more sofisticated method, but I usually select/copy the text, paste it into Word and do the usual Word Count.

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Valeria Verona  Identity Verified
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agree Jun 20, 2003

Vesna Zivcic wrote:

Perhaps there is a more sofisticated method, but I usually select/copy the text, paste it into Word and do the usual Word Count.


Hi, Andrés. Having no wordcount software, I proceed the same way!
Or I go to SAVE AS and save the document as .rtf, which is easier. I have the full version not the reader so I don't know whether you can do that.
Good luck.
Saludos,
Vale


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Mónica Machado
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there is a software you can use with PDFs Jun 21, 2003

Hello,

You can use a specific software to count words in PDFs. Please have a look at:

http://www.pdfcount.com/

Best regards,
Mónica


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Evert DELOOF-SYS  Identity Verified
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Or use Practicount Jun 22, 2003

at

www.practicount.com

If still needed, just forward me the source document and I'll send you its word count immediately.

Best,
Evert Deloof-Sys


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Andres Pacheco  Identity Verified
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Thanks Jun 23, 2003

I have tried different options; for some reason, Acrobat does not recognize text in this particular document. Therefore, I have not been able to select the test or to save the .pdf file as .rtf.

I did not know about the .pdf word count program; will take a look at it.

Regarding PractiCount, I do have it, and will use it (after I get the Editor and am able to split the document; the option I find most suitable.

Again, thank you very much for your help.

Best regards,

Andrés


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