Translating PHP files - how to get a word count?
Thread poster: Vesna Zivcic

Vesna Zivcic  Identity Verified
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Apr 2, 2003

I have been asked to provide a quote for a translation job consisting of several PHP files.

Aldough I have experience translating HTML files, this is the first time I deal with php-files.

Do you happen to know if there is a convenient way to find out the exact length of text to be translated (something like word count)?


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Evert DELOOF-SYS  Identity Verified
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Did you check Apr 2, 2003

You may find an answer there.

I contacted Maxim of Practicount and asked him if he could look into this as well.

Good luck!


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Kemal Mustajbegovic  Identity Verified
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Try this one Apr 3, 2003

I asked my son (computer programer and web design expert) for the advice on your quest and he gave the following link that my have answers on all your questions.

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PHP file can be imported into Word doc:

- right click on web page and select all than copy and paste into Word doc where you can do the word count. But be warned, you should add about 10% to the word count because of the hidden text e.g. dropdown windows and buttons that show text when you point at them. Pozdrav!

[ This Message was edited by: kemmus on 2003-04-03 10:23]

[ This Message was edited by: kemmus on 2003-04-03 10:24]

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Henry Dotterer
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WebBudget may do it Apr 3, 2003

I remember seeing a WebBudget demo and think that php may have been among the file types it could parse. You may want to check with the developer of that, or as Evert suggests,


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