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Re: [libreoffice-users] Word counting in LO Writer


A simple experiment shows that LO writer considers a new word to have begun
when any character occurs after a whitespace character. Do you disagree
with this algorithm? I certainly don't. It's straightforward, easy to
understand and unambiguous.

On Wed, Dec 18, 2019 at 3:36 PM Dave Howorth <dave@howorth.org.uk> wrote:

> On Wed, 18 Dec 2019 20:57:55 +0100
> Krunose <kruno.se@gmx.com> wrote:
>
> > Hi,
> >
> > is it ok for LO to find five words in 'This is < a word.' as
>
> I'd have thought the answer was either 4 or 6 depending on whether you
> ignore '<' or pronounce 'less than'. :)
>
> > https://www.countofwords.com/
> >
> > finds only four. Don't know how that reflects on this like 'This is 4
> > words' and not sur so on. It's hard to anticipate every possible
> > variant
> > - is that the reason?
> >
> > Is there more information about this?
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Kruno
> >
> >
>
>
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References:
[libreoffice-users] Word counting in LO WriterKrunose <kruno.se@gmx.com>
Re: [libreoffice-users] Word counting in LO WriterDave Howorth <dave@howorth.org.uk>
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