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Word and or File Counter ?
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Dec 25, 2009, 10:18 PM
I've begun writing longer documents and files lately, and am keen to find a way or app that could help me count the number of words within a document. I'm planning to write essays 500, 1,000, etc words in length. I was thinking perhaps there is a built in facility available in Apps like Text Editor, medit or Open Office or not ?

Also would like to be able to find out how many things, files or items I have say in iTunes music and podcast libraries, just to name a few ?
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Dec 26, 2009, 02:47 AM
Microsoft Word has a word count tool (Tools -> Word Count), as does NeoOffice (Tools -> Word Count). I don't have a copy of Open Office on this machine to check it out, but I would imagine they do as well.

And as far as iTunes (and iPhoto, too), the number of items in your library is displayed at the bottom of the window. And this number will change if you narrow down your library with a search, playlist, etc. to match whatever number of items is currently displayed.
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Dec 27, 2009, 05:24 PM
Thank you wrambo, until now I've only be using the low key text editors, I guess I'll get OpenOffice now. Cheers.
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