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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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TexShop Statistics (Word Count) with BasicTeX

I recently re-installed tex on my mac, and decided to go with the BasicTeX package rather than the full (2.4GB) MacTeX package, together with the MacTeX-additions package, which includes TexShop. ...
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Count Frequency of particular words in tex file, e.g. “Hence”, “Now” [duplicate]

I would like to find number of occurrence of specific words in a tex file. For example, I need to find out number of "the" used. It is foolish to just "ctrl+F" to find word by word because I am ...
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How can I obtain a character count?

I want to count the number of characters within a brief essay, like an abstract or summary thesis, including math symbols. Is there a command like the one in microsoft word (preferences, statistics) ...
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How do I get TeXCount working in TeXnicCenter

Sorry this is a bit specific, but I could really use some help. I am trying to work out a good way of getting a word count for my thesis. I do most of my editing on windows, via TeXnicCenter v1 and ...
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newcommand to count words?

Environment that counts words inside does like the title says, but prints the words that it counts, too. Is there a way to count the words without printing them? \countCommand{Four and twenty ...
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Count “a” in text not in math mode, verbatim or lstlisting

I would like to count the "a" word in a text and put output to the PDF file, eg. This is a document about processing text in TeX. The document has a new macro but $a = 10$ is not counted, nor ...
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Word count without footnotes

Do you know how can I count the words without footnotes? I saw that there was a general solution for counting words without specific environments but that seems very cumbersome. I was wondering if ...
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Word count several files in LyX

I want to perform a word count on my LyX document. The problem is that I include several files within my main document main.lyx include file1.lyx include file2.lyx include file21.lyx include ...
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Count words separated with comma in macro

I need to count number of words in a macro defined as follow: \def\columnNames{MATRIX, METHODA, METHODB} I manually set number of words as follow: \pgfmathsetmacro\numberOfColumns{3} I need an ...
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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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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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Count the characters in a section and check against range

I want to count the number of characters within a section and then display if that value is below, in, or above the limit. I have grabbed the code from Dynamically count and return number of words in ...
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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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Texmaker user commands: output to log/messages [closed]

I'm using several User Commands with texmaker on Mac OS X. My problem is, that some of the commands are just shellscripts, or other programs like texcount that produces output to the STDOUT. Is there ...
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Word count excluding certain environments

I would like a way to get a word count while ignoring certain environments. The reason for this is that I have quite a bit of pseudocode enclosed within multiple verbatim blocks. Ideally, a solution ...
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Word count and 'TeX capacity exceeded'

I use this piece of code in the preamble, obtained from Environment that counts words inside: \usepackage{xesearch} \newcounter{words} \newenvironment{assignment}{% \setcounter{words}{0} ...
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Problems with % percent sign in fancyvrb inline \Verb

I have some programming language code examples in a fancyvrb \Verb!...! expression. This includes the modulus operator which happens to be a percent sign, e.g. \Verb!(1..100) select: { arg i; i % 7 ...
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Command for automatically inserting wordcount in document?

I am using LyX, and I was wondering if there is any ERT Command for automatically inserting wordcount in a document? I am on Windows.
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Texcount.pl with Texmaker word.count file not found error

I'm trying to get texcount.pl http://app.uio.no/ifi/texcount/ to work inside Texmaker but I get the error about the word.count that is not found. The documentations says that I have to add ...
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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 ...
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Periodic word count in margin

I need to have a continuous word count for an assignment. This is either in the form of a note in the margin or one parenthesised in-text every 100 words or so. For instance, ----- TEXT ------|- ...
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Count words in LaTeX with inclusion in LaTeX build process [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Dynamically count and return number of words in a section I'd like to include the word count of my LaTeX document in the document itself and not have to worry about ...
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print word count

The journal I am submitting to requires a count of the words on the title page. I can of course run texcount on the .tex document and put the number in, but it seems that I should be able to automate ...
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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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Counting of selected words

I am typesetting a book, which has got more number of plants. While entering the text, I have to record the total number of plants recorded in my book. In fact, I have created an index of all these ...
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Is it possible to count text in tables using texcount?

I am using texcount to count the words in my LaTeX document, but I have quite a lot of text in tables and want to count those too. Is there any way to do this using texcount? There doesn't seem to be ...
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Word clouds in LaTeX

In this question a solution using ConTeXt. I'm not familiar with this engine (i.e. ConTeXt), and thus I don't know how to "translate" Aditya's answer to LaTeX... I downloaded IBM's tool, and now ...
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How do you count number of word occurrences?

How do you count the number of word occurrences in your tex files? The reason I do this is to easier recognize words I use too much in a text. At the moment I use the following one-liner in the bash. ...
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Count words difference between newest and old .tex file on SVN commit

I use latex for writing papers and I would like to bring more control over my progress - in other words - count lines and words. But I always forget to check how many words I have before I start ...
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Environment that counts words inside

How can I create the environment that could count words inside itself? More specifically, I want to write an enviroment called "assignment" such that the code \begin{assignment} Some words here. ...
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Is there any way to do a correct word count of a LaTeX document?

Often assignments (or even papers) have a word count limit. That is not a big deal when using Word, but I don't know how to do that using LaTeX. My solution has been so far to compile the document and ...