It’s not always obvious what units you should use when translating from different languages. Are text count units the same in different countries? Each language has its peculiarities, and count units may differ from country to country. Сountry Count Units
When negotiating with a customer, a translator must be able to prepare a quote promptly. The translation tasks are very different, and the file formats for translation are just as varied. Your client can ask you to translate not only
I bet you love reading books with exciting stories and adventures, beautiful descriptions, well-crafted characters, and the author’s attention to detail. You may be a translator, copywriter, or writer who enjoys the magic of words. And of course, you wondered
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
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 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
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
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
It may appear that your profession is not a word counter. Not really? Then I guess you can be misled by some of the word count-related terms. So I place here several basic ones in the Word Count Knowledge Base.
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