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Inconsistent word count on Microsoft Office Word

I'm trying to track the word count of my documents. The solution seems to be accessing the .xml inside the .docx (app.xml after opening the .docx as a .zip). However, the numbers don't match: Bottom ...
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Adding a word count field code for specific pages

I would like to add a word count on the front page of my document, but counting only the words on page 3-10. I think I'm looking for a field code like this {NumWords} {#Page 2-10}
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Why is the output of word count not accurate when assigned to alias?

I use squeue to display jobs like below and I would like to count the number of running jobs (according to the fifth) column. The command squeue -h -u $USER | awk '{print $5}' | grep R | wc -l does ...
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Hadoop on VMWare - Mapreduce example program fails to run

I am trying to run hadoop 3.2.0 on Ubuntu 18.10 running as a VM over Win10. Want to execute a sample word count program to verify that the installation was successful and that hadoop has been ...
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How to count the number of words in a Microsoft Excel file?

I need to count the total number of words in a MS Excel file. Usually, in MS Word or PowerPoint, it's either shown at the status bar or properties window. But in Excel, it's neither given anywhere. ...
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How can I find out the longest entry in a dictionary?

I asked over at the English Stack Exchange, "What is the English word with the longest single definition?" The best answer they could give is that I would need a program that could figure out the ...
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Word Count in MS Excel 2010

Is there a function built in to count the number of words used in ms-excel-2010 ? And more specifically the number of words in a selected range ? Currently, I copy my range out into ms-word to get a ...
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How can I check the word count of selected text in Notepad++?

Is it possible to view the word count for a selected text in Notepad++? I'm been able to view the current number of selected characters and lines in the bottom status bar. I'm able to view the total ...
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How to count the occurrence of a specific string in notepad++?

I installed the TextFX plugin and I see the option to get the word count for selected portion of text in a file. How can I count the number of occurrences of a specific string within a selected ...
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Notepad++ - Display Word Count in Status Bar

Notepad++ shows the number of characters and lines in the status bar as a default; if I double click it, it brings up the Summary dialog which shows the word count. Can I display the word count as a ...
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Word count for only section of document

I know it is possible to add a word count field (NUMCOUNT) to a document to create a dynamic word count, but is it possible to limit the word count to only a section of the document? I need a ...
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How to create an alphabetical index of a word document?

My boss gave me a pdf and asked to create an alphabetical index. The index will contain only interesting (for him) words. The list of 'interesting word' is not available and I'm supposed to create ...
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How to embed tables and figures so they are not included in word count

I need to embed the tables and figures in my thesis so that they are not included when the words are electronically counted. Any help would be appreciated. I'm sure it's straightforward but I can't ...
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Word count for markdown?

Is there a way to get a word count of natural language words in Markdown (or better, Pandoc Markdown), via the command line? It's possible to just use wc to get a very rough estimate, but wc is naive,...
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running word count in OpenOffice writer

In OpenOffice Writer 3.4.1 is there a way to show the word count as you type without clicking anything? I'm new with OpenOffice and am use to word.
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How to have emacs count an increment of words?

Implementing the Martini method, I'd like to count the number of words added to a file since last checkpoint (say, each day). I guess I could count the words of an older backed-up version, count the ...
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Show percent completion in Word, with a target word count

I know Word shows you the Word count, but is it possible to set a target word count, and then make it display the percentage of completion? So for instance, if you'd set the target at 1800 words, and ...
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Microsoft Office Keyword Analysis [closed]

Is there a piece of software that will do keyword analysis on a batch of Microsoft Word files? In other words, I would simply like a word count on all words used. The objective is to identify keywords ...
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Is there a software that performs a textual analysis on blogs? [closed]

My company is looking to create a PivotViewer visualization of a client's Wordpress 2 blog posts for the last 11 years. To do so, however, we need to edit the somewhat haphazard, incomplete, and ...
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Website wordcount using WGET

I would like to know if it's possible to use wget to wordcount an entire website. Has anyone already tried that? This is what I have found so far: wget -q -O- http://www.website.com | grep -c .
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How to capture the result of a regex-powered command in Vim normal mode?

I want to find the number of times 'x' is present in my file, so I submit %s/x//gn and get the correct answer. How can I capture the resultant count into a variable using vimscript on the command-...
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Fast regular expression that checks the number of times a character appears on a line in Vim?

Suppose I have a pipe-delimited text file. I suspect that one of the columns might have an embedded pipe character ('|'). I know there are 8 columns in the file, and each row should have 8-1 = 7 pipe ...
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How to find the line with the maximum number of columns/characters in Vim/gVim?

I'm currently using gVim on Windows XP, and I have 2 follow-ups to my core question: What is the best method of finding the line with the most characters? My current method: I use the regex search :/...
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List and count unique words from a Word document [closed]

I want to take a Microsoft Word document and produce a spreadsheet of all the words contained in the document and the number of times each word appears. e.g., cat 23 said 15 jumped 12 dog 7 ...
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Count the number of words in a PDF file

How can I get the word count of a PDF file? I think that most pdf files for which I want to get total word count have text layer embedded, so I need no OCR. The task was arisen from searching for ...
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Counting the occurence of a word in a collection of files in Linux

I am trying to find the word count of a specific word in a collection of documents, in Linux. I have tried with grep and ack-grep in combination with wc but I can't seem to come up with a valid ...
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Word count for LaTeX within emacs

I want to count how many words my LaTeX document has in it. I can do this by going to the website for the texcount package and using the web interface there. but that's not ideal. I'd rather have ...
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Word count excluding specific Styles?

I was wondering if there's a way to get a word count that excludes text with a specific Style in a Microsoft Word 2007 document? I've seen this related question, but I've got blocks of source code ...
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