TeXcount is a Perl script that counts words in the text of LaTeX files.

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How to run TeXcount

I'm aware that several similar questions have been asked here before, but after reading the answers to those questions I still didn't manage to get TeXcount to work, so I would love some extra help. ...
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Make texcount ignore appendices

Is it possible to tell texcount to stop counting when it reaches appendices? (i.e. the \appendix command)? I'm using texcount. to check my thesis which is organised so that each chapter has its own ...
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Texcount error 'could not recognise package list'

using texcount in the command line interface produces the error 'could not recognise package list'. I'm using texcount -1 -sum -inc mymainfile.tex which includes several files in a two different ...
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TexCount: Error using envir in an external options file

I am struggling with adding parsing rules to TexCount in an external options file. I am running TexCount as follows: texcount -sub -html -stat -inc -v3 -opt=tcrules master.tex > count.html The ...
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Using Texcount Templates

Anybody have a texcount template they would share? I noticed that the texcount documentation references an option -template="template". I presume this is to enable adding some custom text surrounding ...
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TeXcount problems with $ dollar sign in shell command

I can't get TeXcount to perform a word count on a LaTeX document that runs a Linux shell command to access a shell variable (i.e. the command involves a "$" dollar symbol). example.tex ...
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Counting words with TexCount in quote environment

How can I enter a new counter with texcount to count everything within the \begin{quote} ... \end{quote} environment? I have tried the following, which gives me nil results. %TC:newcounter quote ...
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count words in latex files with input

Hi is there something like texcount to count all the words of a latex file including the ones linked by input and include? Solution for linux as well as for windows are fine for me.
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Can I count text as another category using TeXCount?

I am using TeXCount to perform a word count. I am using %TC:macro \macroname n (http://app.uio.no/ifi/texcount/faq.html#newmacro) to treat macros differently (for example I have a 'to-do' macro). Can ...
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TeXcount counting \multicolumn

When using TeXcount on the following MWE \multicolumn macro is counted as a word and I get: Words in text: 6 What can I do to avoid this behavior and get the correct word count? ...
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How to stop texcount from counting \begin{comment}…\end{comment}

Is there a way to stop texcount from counting words in \begin{comment}...\end{comment} blocks? It seems to skip only comments starting with % Thank you very much in advance!
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“Could not identify document class.” error when trying to count words

I'm trying to count words in a cyrillic LaTeX document with Texcount. I run the command perl texcount.pl index.tex and get following output: D:\wd>perl texcount.pl index.tex !!! Could not ...
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LyX texcount custom converter

Is it possible to define a new Converter in LyX so I can use texcount -sub and produce a .txt file with the statistics of the file? I was thinking in going to Tools -> Preferences -> Converters ...
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Perl File Missing from TeX Live on Windows (TeXcount)

Trying to run TeXcount on Windows 7 with TeX Live results in >texcount Can't locate Win32/Console/ANSI.pm in @INC (@INC contains: C:/texlive/2013/tlpkg/tlperl/lib c:/texlive/2013/tlpkg/tlperl/lib ...
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Using TeXcount with TeXnicCenter [closed]

I am trying to run TeXcount with TeXnicCenter on Windows but cannot find any clear instructions as to how to do this. I have so far installed active perl and TeXcount. In TeXnicCenter I have defined ...
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Counting figures, tables and citations in a document

My idea is to use TeXcount to scan my document and output the number of words, figures, tables, equations and citations. I've been looking at the documentation for TeXcount and it seems that words ...
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TeXcount and biblatex

I have recently switched from BibTeX to the biblatex package (using the Biber back-end) and I can only subscribe what others have already said about its many virtues. This question is not so much ...
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Problem with TeXcount related to file-including commands

I have found TeXcount extremely useful and, for all my needs so far, most accurate. Nonetheless, I have observed a strange behavior with TeXcount 3.0 (beta) when trying to make the script aware of ...