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CTAN Update: wordcount

Date: June 2, 2016 8:15:58 PM CEST
David Carlisle submitted an update to the wordcount package. Version: 1.6 2016-06-01 License: lppl1.3 Summary description: Estimate the number of words in a LaTeX document Announcement text:
Update to wordcount to clarify the License to LPPL as agreed with Michael Downes' daughters. There are no code changes other than updating version and license comments. Following Michael's death in 2003, this package is currently unmaintained.
The package's Catalogue entry can be viewed at http://www.ctan.org/pkg/wordcount The package's files themselves can be inspected at http://mirror.ctan.org/macros/latex/contrib/wordcount/ We are supported by the TeX users groups. Please join a users group; see http://www.tug.org/usergroups.html .
Thanks for the upload. For the CTAN Team Petra RĂ¼be-Pugliese

wordcount – Estimate the number of words in a document

The package provides a relatively easy way of estimating the number of words in a 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.

Version1.7 2016-06-03
MaintainerMichael J. Downes (deceased)



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