How to count the number of words in my document to be translated?


I know you charge based on the number of words but how can I automatically count the number of words? I have a document which 20 pages long to be translated and it will take ages to count them by hand. How do you count the words in the original text to be translated?


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How to count the number of words in a Microsoft Word document

If your original text is in Microsoft Word format then you can count the words easily as Word counts the number of words for you as you type.

Take a look in the bottom left hand corner of the application window and you’ll see a summary.

Counting the number of words in a PDF document

PDFs which contain text represented as text are produced when you use the ‘save as PDF’ option in packages like Microsoft Word.

The advantage of this is that you can open the PDF and then simply copy all the text from the PDF and paste it into Word and read of the number of words as described in the previous section by looking at the statistics in the bottom left corner of the Word application window.

In some cases PDFs contain text which is not represented as characters using fonts but as graphics instead.

Before we can count the number of words in this type of PDF we need to convert the graphics back into text characters.

We use sophisticated Optical Character Recognition (OCR) software running on powerful computers to automate this process.

So we kindly recommend you to the document to us. Our efficient team will help your work done.

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