Word count vs characters
Thread poster: Spencer Allman

Spencer Allman
United Kingdom
Local time: 05:34
Finnish to English
Feb 27, 2006

Perhaps this has been posted before but how can I convert my rate for 1,000 words into a row count with rows at 60 characters?

[Subject edited by staff or moderator 2006-02-27 17:28]


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Balttext  Identity Verified
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Counting software Feb 27, 2006

Why don't you try using a counting software (e.g. Practicount) where you can customise number of characters comprising a line, etc.


Hope it helps,


Uldis


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Stefanie Sendelbach  Identity Verified
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Count in Word Feb 27, 2006

Hi Spencer,

If you use MS Word, simply go to Tools > Word Count and use the figure that you find under Characters (with spaces). If you want to get lines of 60 keystrokes, just divide this number by 60. That's all

Best wishes,
Stefanie


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Spencer Allman
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Many thanks Feb 28, 2006

To you both

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George Inndorf
Local time: 07:34
English to Hebrew
Download Free FineCount 1.4 Mar 2, 2006

In one word are approx. 6-8 characters, depending on language there are differences.
Try Fine Count 1.4, its the easyest way to count text.
Download it here: http://www.tilti.com/soft/finecount/


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Birgit Wahl  Identity Verified
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FeeWizard for conversions Mar 7, 2006

I use FeeWizard to convert ST/TT word/line/page counts. You can download it under
http://amtrad.it/feewizard.php
You just have to enter some statistics data from old translations and the programme calculates all rates you need.

Best wishes,
Birgit


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