Excel word count
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Anjo Sterringa  Identity Verified
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May 6, 2004

I am translating a table (from a hard copy), and find it easier in Excel than in Word (2000), but hey - how do I count the words?? I cannot find a wordcount option.

Or do I have to import the table into Word?

Anjo


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Gayle Wallimann  Identity Verified
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import to Word May 6, 2004

Yes, you will have to import it into Word, unless someone else has another trick to find the wordcount. I hate doing that...

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Gerard de Noord  Identity Verified
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Opening in Word suffices May 6, 2004

Just open the file with Word and count.

Regards,
Gerard


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Anjo Sterringa  Identity Verified
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Thank you May 6, 2004

Yes, I did that. Oh well, just an extra thing to do.

Bedankt voor de antwoorden!


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Sarah Downing  Identity Verified
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Practicount May 7, 2004

Another possibility would be to use Practicount of which a trial version is available online (www.practicount.com). This program also counts Powerpoint files, so might be extremely useful for some translators. Copying and pasting from Excel is not such a hassle, but Powerpoint can be a real nightmare (tons of different frames etc!)

Good luck and all the best!

Sarah


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Frank Hesse  Identity Verified
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Power Pint word count Oct 25, 2004

Sarah Downing wrote:

Another possibility would be to use Practicount of which a trial version is available online (www.practicount.com). This program also counts Powerpoint files, so might be extremely useful for some translators. Copying and pasting from Excel is not such a hassle, but Powerpoint can be a real nightmare (tons of different frames etc!)

Good luck and all the best!

Sarah



For Powerpoint files, right-click on the unopened file and go to summary. You'll see the word count.


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mukaanyes
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Take a look at.... Oct 26, 2004

http://www.proz.com/topic/21229?post_id=143353

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