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README
wordcount   2016/06/03 v1.7


The package provides a relatively easy way of estimating the number of
words in a LaTeX document that does not require dvitty or other DVI
converters. It does however require something like Unix grep -c that
can search a file for a particular string and report the number of
matching lines. An accompanying shell script wordcount.sh contains
more information in its comments.

Following Michael's death, his family have requested that his TeX
related files are made publicly available under the LPPL license.


The wordcount package is available under the
LaTeX Project Public License version 1
or (at your option) any later version.
https://latex-project.org/lppl/
(LPPL maintenance status: unmaintained)

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README 737 2016-06-03 01:16
word­count.sh 3170 2016-06-03 01:12
word­count.tex 7512 2016-06-03 01:12

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word­count – Es­ti­mate the num­ber of words in a LaTeX doc­u­ment

The pack­age pro­vides a rel­a­tively easy way of es­ti­mat­ing the num­ber of words in a LaTeX doc­u­ment that does not re­quire dvitty or other DVI con­vert­ers. It does how­ever re­quire some­thing like Unix grep -c that can search a file for a par­tic­u­lar string and re­port the num­ber of match­ing lines. An ac­com­pa­ny­ing shell script word­count.sh con­tains more in­for­ma­tion in its com­ments.

Pack­age De­tailsword­count
Ver­sion1.7 2016-06-03
Li­censeThe LaTeX Project Public Li­cense
Copy­right2000 Michael John Downes
Main­tainerMichael J. Downes (in­ac­tive)
Con­tained inTeX Live as word­count
MiKTeX as word­count
Topics count the ‘words’ in a doc­u­ment
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