[texworks] Wordcount

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Sat Aug 1 13:35:06 CEST 2009

2009/8/1 Mojca Miklavec <mojca.miklavec.lists at gmail.com>:
> No, I didn't want to say that it's not worth doing. Writing a simple
> word count inside the editor is a trivial thing to do and could be
> implemented easily, esp. in the new lua engine. (Just a few
> regular/lpeg expressions would do.) You may not expect it to give
> anything accurate though.
> Or, as Daniel suggests, adding some shortcut to texcount or some other
> script. Hardcoding the functionality in C(?) would hardly make any
> sense.

Yes, that makes sense. I guess an ugly/temporary expedient might just
be to run something like texcount (which I didn't know of: thanks,
Daniel) from texworks' typeset engines config. I already do this with
bibtool to clean up my bibtex files.

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