LaTeX Word Counter

12 April 2004   2 comments   Misc. links

Mind that age!

This blog post is 16 years old! Most likely, its content is outdated. Especially if it's technical.

Here's a nifty little program that counts the number of words in a LaTeX document. This isn't always obvious because a LaTeX document will most likely contain other words that are just LaTeX commands.

Did this on my 25-pages dissertation and the result was: 6710


Max Lekeux

I'm the author of this program.
I just want to signal the project moved to Sourceforge now.
Go now to


Word Counts: What Is a Word? by Chuck Rothman
Article by Chuck Rothman on how to obtain a word count for a work of fiction ready
... Press the "Word Count" button on your word processor and there it is. ...

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