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Count words in Indesign
Unexpected ways to perform word count in InDesign.

In previous posts, we’ve discussed many ways to count words in PDF files, including word count in Adobe Acrobat Reader. But we don’t always use PDF readers to count words. Sometimes we need to count words in desktop publishing and

Chinese character count
Chinese character count: most common questions

There are many questions on Chinese character count, so we decided to answer them in this post. If you are an experienced translator or copywriter and know a lot about the Chinese character count, we would be delighted to hear

Chinese Word Count
Chinese Word Count: A Guide to Counting Words In Chinese Text.

Since written Chinese are composed of Chinese characters, there is no such thing as Chinese word count, but there is a Chinese character count. But this, of course, is not the only reason. The point is that Chinese text may include

Why should you use the word count tool?
Why should you use the word count tool, and why is it better than MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint word count?

One of the most common questions is, “Why would I use the word count tool for MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint documents?” The answer lies on the surface. It’s all about accuracy and convenience. Microsoft Office software tools often made you

Word count, character count, and line count in Word Online
Word count in Microsoft Word Online

Many software services go online, and Microsoft Word is no exception. What team are you on? Do you prefer desktop programs or their online versions? If you prefer to work and do a word-count in Microsoft Word Online and are interested

Choosing A Proper Word Count Tool For PDF Files
Choosing A Proper Word Count Tool For PDF Files

Word count is an option that is usually regarded as quite simple. Most of us used it during school and college years when doing essays or coursework. You probably still remember trying to fit that 2000 words minimum by inserting

expansion of a long text
It Came From Nowhere: Text Expansion in PDF Files

If you are a translator, you have probably faced the problem of text expansion in PDF. After you’ve done a translation, the text becomes bigger. It is a widespread issue with unrelated languages, such as Russian and English. There is

Solving issues with clients with proper word count tool
Issue of Quantity – Solving Issues with Clients Over Word Count

If you are a translator that works on a word count payment basis, you’ve probably had this problem. You received a document from your customer in PDF format. The content is the usual mix of text, images, and graphs. You lunch

How to Perform Word Count in PDF files
How to Perform Word Count in PDF files

Counting words in a text usually seems like an easy task. You launch any software with which you can work with texts and there is probably some kind of a word counter built-in. But what about those documents with special

How to deal with scan PDF files
The Battle For Clarity – Working With Unreadable PDF Files

This article will focus on how to count words in scan PDF. PDF is a widespread document format that had been around for years and became a standard in document sharing. It is an invaluable tool for both reading, signing,

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