[Tugindia] counting words in TeX document

A. Mani a_mani_sc_gs at yahoo.co.in
Wed Jan 21 15:30:58 CET 2009

Asha G <dendron.15 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have a LaTeX document ( kile) which I have converted to pdf. I would like
> to count the words in this. Can someone tell me how I do this?

Use pdftotext and wc to get it.

You can also put that into kile

untex + wc will be less reliable.

Instead of wc, you can use kedit or kate.


A. Mani

A. Mani
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