How to get word count of two different languages in a single MS-Word(Off. 2010) file?
Thread poster: M Pradeep Kumar

M Pradeep Kumar  Identity Verified
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Oct 18, 2015

Hi,

I have a transcription-cum-translation assignment. Some of the transcripts have two languages, that is English and Telugu. In those transcripts, I just have to translate only the Telugu part and prepare invoice for them separately.

Is there a way in which I can get word counts for the two languages separately?

Regards,


 

Tom in London
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This is so easy Oct 18, 2015

Pradeep Kumar wrote:

Hi,

I have a transcription-cum-translation assignment. Some of the transcripts have two languages, that is English and Telugu. In those transcripts, I just have to translate only the Telugu part and prepare invoice for them separately.

Is there a way in which I can get word counts for the two languages separately?

Regards,



Just create 2 copies of the Word file, delete the parts in one or the other language, and do a word count of each. Keep the 2 files for future reference, in case of disputes.

Easy !



[Edited at 2015-10-18 17:28 GMT]


 

M Pradeep Kumar  Identity Verified
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Thanks, but... Oct 18, 2015

Tom in London wrote:




Just create 2 copies of the Word file, delete the parts in one or the other language, and do a word count of each. Keep the 2 files for future reference, in case of disputes.

Easy !



[Edited at 2015-10-18 17:28 GMT]


Sir, thanks for the reply.

But, imagine selecting specific rows in a transcript that's in tabular form and which runs into tens of pages and of course, hundreds of rows.

I feel your approach is quite clever but still tedious.


 

Soonthon LUPKITARO(Ph.D.)  Identity Verified
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Asian word counts Oct 19, 2015

Pradeep Kumar wrote:

But, imagine selecting specific rows in a transcript that's in tabular form and which runs into tens of pages and of course, hundreds of rows.

I feel your approach is quite clever but still tedious.


For Asian and non-Asian words, MS Word shows exact different word counts.
For other language sets, you use Find and Replace function. Here you can select individual languages to find/replace once at a time in Find - Format - Advanced find - Language option.

Soonthon L.


 

M Pradeep Kumar  Identity Verified
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It works, thank you ! Oct 19, 2015

Soonthon LUPKITARO(Ph.D.) wrote:

For Asian and non-Asian words, MS Word shows exact different word counts.
For other language sets, you use Find and Replace function. Here you can select individual languages to find/replace once at a time in Find - Format - Advanced find - Language option.

Soonthon L.


Hi,

Word didn't show up word counts differently for telugu, my language, but your other suggestion worked.

The "Find - Format - Advanced find - Language option" did the trick perfectly.

Using the above option, I found Telugu throughout the document and replaced it with nothing. Viola, I was left only with English.

Thank you so much !!


 


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