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Easy way to calculate word-count in Latex for Mac? [duplicate]

I am using TexShop and was wondering if there is an easy way to find the wordcount in a document ? The way I do it now is copy and paste the PDF document into Word to calculate the word count. Is ...
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Counting words in a Latex document [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there any way to do a correct word count of a LaTeX document? is there any way to count the words in Latex?I don't want to count it from my pdf but straight away from my ...
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Extracting number of words from document with equations [duplicate]

I wonder if there is a systematic way to extract the number of words from a LaTeX document in which there are also mathematical equations. I would appreciate any advice.
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LaTeX word count compared to Word [duplicate]

When I use the tex pearl script (TexCount) to word count my latex documents it says I have 8k words,however when i copy and paste the content in the pdf to a word counter it says a different higher ...
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Count Characters without Spaces [duplicate]

I'm writing my BSc thesis right now in LaTeX using texmaker. The maximum amount of characters (without spaces) for the thesis is 70'000. Is there a decent way to count this? Copy-pasting it into Word ...
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How to count all characters including spaces?

How can I count the number of characters in the compiled version of a Latex file? This should include spaces and all of the document (index, footnotes, bibliography etc)
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Dynamically count and return number of words in a section

I am writing a proposal for which it is required to give the number of words of the main section in the proposal itself. I found this answer on how I can get a word count on a LaTeX document: Is ...
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Template for American Journal of Psychiatry

At http://ajp.psychiatryonline.org/ajp_ifora.aspx#04 I find a detailed list of requirements associated with submitting an article to the American Journal of Psychiatry: All parts of the manuscript ...
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LaTeX word count for dummies!

I think this question has been here a lot of times. And yes, I have googled it. I've found a lot of different answers. Most say "use another tool to count them". But some have actually scripted ...
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Options for converting LaTeX to plain text

What options exist for doing something like this? I'm particularly interested in LaTeX that describes mathematics.
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Resources For Calculating Average Sentence Length

I'm writing my masters thesis and my supervisor has picked up my sentence structure, in that they are too long. She commented that Microsoft Word has a feature to investigate 'large' sentences. How ...
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Does the wordcount package do a proper wordcount?

I need to Dynamically count and return number of words in a section with latex and not luatex or context. The latex answer to that question relies on the texcount package, which from my understanding ...
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Page count in LaTeX vs Word

My term paper has fairly strict formatting guidelines - double-spaced & 12pt font. I am currently on page 7 (when previewed in LaTeX). However, when I copy and paste into MS Word, I've hit the 10-...
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Word count in LyX which does not include Figure captions

Is they a way of obtaining a word count in LyX that does not include text inside captions (Figures, tables etc.)?
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Is there a simple way to obtain the statistic data of the document being typeset?

I want to put the statistic data of my book in a certain page right after the title page but before "This book is presented to my kittens..." page. The statistic data includes: The total number of ...

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