How do you convert /character into /word?
Thread poster: ATIL KAYHAN

ATIL KAYHAN  Identity Verified
Local time: 21:21
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Turkish to English
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Jan 20, 2010

I noticed one outsourcer giving rates in units of per characters instead of per words that I am accustomed to, for example, $0.01 per character. How do you convert rates per characters into one per words, and vice versa?

I noticed another outsourcer mentioning about UI and UA with regards to the rates. What do UI and UA stand for? I never met these before.

I thought it would be more appropriate to ask these here in the forums. Thank you all for your help.


[Edited at 2010-01-20 13:55 GMT]


Jean-Pierre Artigau (X)
Local time: 14:21
English to French
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Use MS Word Jan 20, 2010

I suggest you use a large document in your source language as a sample. You open it in MS Word. Go to File-Properties-Statistics, this gives you the number of characters and the number of words in the document, so you know the average number of characters per word. Of course it will depend on the language.



PRAKAASH  Identity Verified
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English to Hindi
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Full forms of UI and UA Jan 21, 2010


Below goes the full forms
UI= User Interface
UA= User Assistance



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