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How do I make texcount count characters in my tex file?

unfortunately texcount doesn't count the characters in my project. It says that there are 0 characters/words/etc in my project. The analysed file is 'output.bbl', however I want it to analyse 'main....
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Use \input with siunitx's \num

In my implementation of an automatic word count (adapted from this solution), only the count and nothing else is output to a text file, to be inserted into the tex document with \input. This works ...
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Counting words with TeXcount in documents using \markdownInput or \verbatiminput

I'm using \markdownInput (via the markdown package) to include Markdown files in a paper on Overleaf. Overleaf uses the TeXcount utility to count the words. But TeXcount doesn't recognize \...
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Overleaf wordcount

Performing a wordcount on a latex document on overleaf produces a table of the form: Total Words:10000 Headers:5 Math Inline:100 Math Display:10 What I'd like to know is if these categories are ...
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Word Count in Document [duplicate]

I'm using Overleaf and need to insert the word count into my document itself. Any way to automatically do this? Thanks in advance!
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How to include the total word count in the output pdf automatically?

I am currently writing a document using Overleaf, a Latex-editing service that provides an automatic word count. However, I do not know how it provides it nor how accurate it is. I am looking for a ...
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Word count stops functioning when $ character in lstlisting

I'm trying to have a lstlisting inside a longlisting, with some bash code. The bash code however ruins the word count function. The listing code is here: \begin{longlisting} \centering \begin{...
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Strange Latex error preventing me from seeing word count (Overleaf)

I am writing a thesis in Overleaf and would like to know my word count. However, I am seeing this error in the image when I try and view it. The project does not show any errors in logs, so I am ...
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Excluding footnotes in verbatim wordcount

I'm quite new to verbatim and quite confused too. I wanted to include a 'simple' wordcount at the end of my essay (as it has been demanded) and didn't want to run an external pdf-wordcount software ...
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R - sweave - count words

I could not find a clear solution, so I would like to ask if there is some tool to count words (excluding R - latex code) in a .Rnw file. Thank you!
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texcount with bibliography

I am having trouble with getting texcount count the words in the bibliography. I have tried two methods: The one described on Overleaf: I added %TC:incbib into the preamble and created a file without ...
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Statistics in TexShop does not count words in tables

I am finished with a scientific paper for a conference, but it does not contain the requested 7000 words. For this reason I have changed my figures with a lot of text into tables. The statistics under ...
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Adding text under words (to count words) and automatically

In order to count easily words in a text, i'd like to display for each word its "number", Context : I'm teaching my students to copy a text and to evaluate them I count how many words they ...
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Overleaf Word Count grossly undercounting with Subfiles and Input

My Overleaf Latex project is grossly undercounting the words and equations in my document. The actual number of words is nearly 12,000 and 60 equations. Overleaf Word Count outputs only 130 words and ...
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Generating LaTeX Wordcount As a Variable?

I'm writing an article for the American Geophysical Union, and they have an absurd method of quantifying length: For most journals, Research Articles are allowed to be up to 25 publication units (PU),...
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Prevent the text included in tables included in the word count

Is there a way to prevent the text included in tables be counted in the PDF created using latex? I am submitting a paper to a journal and they are counting the text which is included in the table via ...
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How to count all characters per page, excluding footnotes?

Im looking for a method to count all characters on a per-page basis. I would like all characters in the body of the page to be counted, including white space and punctuation, but excluding footnotes.
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Is it possible to customize word counts to include/exclude specific environments?

I have a user-defined environment \src{...} for source language and \ft{...} for free translation. I use these for 90 language examples in my findings chapter but they're eating into my word limit. I ...
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Dynamically count and return number of words of specific sections and print on one page

I am looking for something similar to this solution: Dynamically count and return number of words in a section However, instead of printing the wordcount for each section at the end or start of a ...
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How can I display number of words within my document?

For a magazine I have to write a small article of max. 700 words. I'd like to have a wordcount at the end. I found the following code here on StackExchange. But when I tried it myself it didn't work. ...
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Why is overleaf unable to locate my file sections in the path? I'm trying to get my word count [closed]

This is what I see when I click the word count button. This was someone else's template I used from overleaf.
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Counting words do not appear with texcount (using TeXstudio)

I am trying to get the words cumber per section using the following lines: \newcommand\wordcount{ \immediate\write18{texcount -sub=section \jobname.tex | grep "Section" | sed -e 's/+.*//...
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Cutting text to a given length

I want to put text on the header of my document (I'm using fancyhdr), but if the text surpass certain length it overlaps with other elements. For example, if I want to put "A very long text to ...
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How can I print a warning, only if my document exceeds a certain length?

I'd like a warning to show up in my document as soon as it exceeds a defined length. I found how to print the the total word count of my document (assuming the main file to be main.tex): \newcommand{\...
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texcount more specific rules

I like using texcount for counting words in my LaTeX documents, and I was wondering whether it could give me something a bit more precise than the default information. In this assignment I'm writing, ...
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LaTex word count

Does anybody know how can I count the word number in LaTeX file or even the pdf? Since in LaTeX there is an option in tools analyze text, however it also considers the begin end and everything inside ...
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Use of word count command

I found the following line of code which adds a word count to my latex document but can anyone explain how it works? It gives a different count to the word counter in overleaf. \newcommand\wordcount{ ...
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Word count (title, author name, abstract, body, figures, tables, captions, footnotes, acknowledgments, references, author bios, etc.) in LaTeX

I am using overleaf but word count option in it does not include references, footnotes, and some other counts. How can I count words inclusive of title, authors’ names/info, abstract, body (...
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Word count for files included with input

I'm trying to do a wordcount of my thesis project in LaTeX. I'm using VIM with VIMLaTeX on an ubuntu machine. I have the following code in my main.tex file \newcounter{Hoofdstuk} \newcommand{\file}{...
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Count words in Persian document correctly

when I use the command texcount filename.tex in CMD, half-spaced words count two words instead of one word. How can I solve this problem? \Thanks % Compile with XeLaTeX \documentclass{article} \...
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Overleaf - How to include word count in Chapter/Section heading?

I'm aware that there are previous questions on this forum dealing with Word Counts, but I have a specific issue... Overleaf has previously acknowledged how to include word counts in the main text: Is ...
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How to get word count in overleaf?

how can I get a word count on overleaf, of like a particular section? Can I highlight a section for example or a paragraph and get the word count?
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TexWorks XeLaTex section/paragraph word count

I realize this question has been asked a often, but as I do not have admin rights on my PC (i.e. no way to install pearl) and find copy-pasting text to word or elsewhere annoying, I hope I can find ...
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Wordcount subfiles

Im having a problem with the wordcounter in overleaf v2 not counting the words in the subfiles, but only in the main tex, is it somehow possible to make the word count include subfiles?
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Add two macro results together

I have a macro for a word count in my overleaf document, its currently in each .tex section of my document, but I want to be able to add the results of them together (i.e. the word count of all ...
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Is there any package that does word counting of a document including bibliography and notes?

I need to check my final word including bibliography and notes. I've tried \quickwordcount and the built-in plugin that overleaf comes but I'm just getting the words of the main.tex excluding the .bib ...
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Dynamically count words in chapter and insert word count at start of chapter

TL;DR Einar's first alternative solution of making a new input command that automatically generates counts at the end of each input section is what I used to generate counts at the end of each chapter:...
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Word count for each collaborator in ShareLateX

Is it possible to do word counting for each collaborator in ShareLateX?
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Is it possible to mark short lines _after_ compilation?

I am writing an academic article (2-columns), and I have a space constraint (say 8 pages). A small optimization of mine when there is only one line on the 9th page is to rephrase some paragraphs, ...
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how to caluclate the no of characters in the particular environment in latex

IS possible to check the character count is more than 1800 character in the particular environment? if it is greater than that it should be thrown the error? how to achieve this? my MWE is \...
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Counting text within tabular environments

Does anyone know how I can count the words within tabular environments?
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LaTeX: Printing word count of an imaginary section

I would like to print the word count in a section of a document. However section doesn't mean \section{...}. It just means an arbitrary collection of paragraphs. The word count should exclude captions ...
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Word Count in ConTeXt document

Is there any way to include the number of words in a ConTeXt document excluding table of contents, other listings, etc.? I found the spellchecker feature that offers word counts but it includes the ...
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Is it possible to do word counting of selected text in sharelatex?

I know we can count the words for a whole document using sharelatex. However when I select a bit of text in the code editor and go to word counting it still display the total number of words of the ...
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Why is there such a huge discrepancy between the Overleaf and Microsoft Office Word word counter

I've just finished my dissertation, which I chose to write using a template on Overleaf (the LaTeX template editor). My word count on Overleaf was about 18,000. I thought I would C&P into Word ...
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Counting the number of words in Texstudio?

How to count the number of words of a document compiled in Texstudio? Is there exist any way to do this? Thanks in Advance. Note: I am using Windows 10, Miktex 2.9 and editor is Texstudio 2.11
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Add paragraph-wise wordcount to compiled PDF

I would like to add a paragraph or section-wise wordcount to the compiled PDF output of a .tex file. Is there anything that makes this possible? I'm aware of some of the options for finding the total ...
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Dynamic word count for abstract environment in LaTeX using Knitr/Sweave/Rstudio

I am attempting to use TeXcount to count the number of words in my abstract environment and print it out, so that when I update the abstract it prints the new word count. I did my best to search the ...
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Print character count

Background inspiration and code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{bashful} \pagestyle{empty} \bash texcount -sum -1 tmp.tex \END \begin{document} %here is a front page and a table of contents %...
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How do get wordcount on our working file pdf? [duplicate]

Is it ok that LaTeX doesn't have a wordcounter? texcount is a very valuable external esource to determine how many words you have in your document, but it relies on console and executing a separate ...
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