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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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is there a way to view a wordcount in the pdf viewer of texshop

I would really like to view my wordcount in the pdf viewer in texshop, is there any tool I can include into it?
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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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ShareLatex Word Count: Massive error [closed]

I am writing my report in shareLatex, an online latex environment, and when I click Word Count in the menu, it shows me the number of words, headers and math inlines. However, it also shows me the ...
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Remove all tables from document

I need to do a wordcount of my thesis that excludes tables, but not their legends. I need to remove all of my tables, ideally with a command in the preable. I am currently using Foxit reader's ...
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Can I put a word count right into my LaTeX book? [duplicate]

I want to say inside my book how many words it has. Are you aware of any packages that can help me with this?
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wordcount with xesearch errors

I'm using some code I found here on stackexchange to count words in a LaTeX document. I'm using TeXLive on a Mac and using XeLateX to produce the pdf document. It produces a pdf, but with an error ...
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Count Lines in a Block of Text

I would like to have a macro that counts the number of lines in a block of text. I was able to create one based on the answer for "counting the newlines in title", but I would prefer that the macro ...
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how to count the number of words in a sentence, the number of sentences in a paragraph, and the number of paragraph?

I am writing an article on latex. I need to count the number of words in a sentence, the number of sentences in a paragraph, and the number of words in the paragraph? e.g. This is the first sentence....
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Word Count in Overleaf vs TexPad

I typically use TexPad for writing projects, but a collaborator suggested using Overleaf for a joint publication we're working on. I have noticed massive discrepancies between the word count in ...
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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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Installing wordcount

I need to count words in a paper. The journal I am writing for suggests to use wordcount.tex (and the related wordcount.sh). I am using TeX Live on a Mac and I could not find these files; I found them ...
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Count words and spaces

I search for a package or a script, that can count the number of characters including spaces in my document. I have tried to search for it, and I have found many solutions, that should do this, but I ...
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Generate wordcloud of LaTeX document symbols

Is there an automated way to generate either a wordcloud or at the very least a list of all symbols used in all math environments in a LaTeX document? I'd like to generate a symbol-only wordcloud, ...
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Inserting a character count, that only counts certain sections

Is it possible for LaTeX to count the characters (including space) within certain sections (or rather discluding this like abstract and bibliography). And insert the number as a variable within the ...
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Word count in Texshop

I need to add a word count to my document. The TexShop edit-->statistics option says I have 2793 words, whereas Texcount, says I have 3796 words. This is a big difference. Which one should I trust? ...
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Word count in thesis (muthesis) - how to do?

Apologies if this is really simple but I cannot figure this out. I am using the muthesis template for my thesis. A requirement of the University is to include a word count at the end of the toc, lof ...
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Print a total word count that sums up the number of words, tables, and figures

The journal I am submitting to requires a total word count on the title page. My question is more like an extension to Greg's previous question. The journal states that a table/figure is counted as ...
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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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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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Template Trouble

Following code %Nam scripta a cursus ad philosophíæ scientiae \documentclass[12pt, a4paper]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[left=2cm,right=5cm,top=3cm,bottom=2cm]{geometry} \...
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Highlighting of (too) long sentences

I'd like to improve the readability of a very long document. To do so, I'd like to have sentences with more than x words highlighted in the pdf. Is there a way to realise this (either via a package, ...
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Wordcounter package in LaTeX?

I have found a lot of suggestions, mentioning programs and other form of software excluding a direct package in LaTeX. Do you have to use the PDF-word counter or another program to count words? Isn't ...
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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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Plotting word count development

I'm working on two-year project using the classicthesis template. My project folder, ie. the classicthesis template folder, includes several .tex files, for example all nine project chapters as their ...
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Dynamically count and return number of characters (including spaces) in a section

I am writing a proposal that requires giving the number of characters (including spaces) of each section. My question is very much related to: Dynamically count and return number of words in a ...
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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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Is there a direct way to get word count in TeXstudio?

The Text Analysis tool in TeXstudio is quite useful, but I seems I can not find a direct and accurate way to obtain the total number of words in the compiled PDF file. As I understood, this tool ...
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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 file3....