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Re: Number of lines and characters

by krujos (Curate)
on Aug 28, 2002 at 14:27 UTC ( #193467=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Number of lines and characters

If you only have to do this with one file the counter in word is pretty good. tools->word count. Otherwise, assuming you have already opened the word document so that perl can read it (using one of the windows modules) you could do something like.

while (<FILE>) { if(/\w/) { count ++; } }

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