[scribus] Word Count of selected text

John Culleton john at wexfordpress.com
Sat Jul 10 14:44:27 CEST 2010

On Saturday 10 July 2010 02:58:54 Harsha wrote:
> Submitted on 07/10/2010
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>    Subject: Word Count of selected text
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> Dear Scribus,
> I wished to know whether there was a way to know the 
word count of selected
> text.
> The "Edit Story" section shows the world count of the text 
automatically of
> the whole story. Or of the current paragraphs.
> But what if if wish to know the word count of a selected 
text of the story?
> Thank you.
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In Linux I would simply use wc. But in Windows if you have 
the text in the form of either a text file or a doc file you can 
import it into Open Office Writer, highlight the particular 
passage, and then activate the word count function. 

All Open Source programs are free of cost. It pays to have 
some of the better known ones, Open Office, Gimp 
Ghostscript suite etc. on your system even if you use them 
only occasionally.
John Culleton
Wexford Press
"Create Book Covers with Scribus"
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