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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 is quite tedious and sometimes several words are pasted without any spaces and so on. So it's not really precise...

Thanks for your help!

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    count one page and multiply with the number of pages. That's always accurate according to percusse's Law of nonsensical thesis requirements – percusse Mar 15 '16 at 12:44
  • I'll ask my supervisor what he thinks about the rule... :P – neacal Mar 15 '16 at 12:55
  • Who do you think will count your characters if you don't ? – percusse Mar 15 '16 at 12:57
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