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Old 01-23-2006, 06:40 PM   #1
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I can't find WORD COUNT in Open office! ahh where is it/


Hello everyone i have to write a 750-1000 word essay but i don't see a word count on Open OFfice!! anyone knjow where it is on that program? I can't seem to figure out how to run Word with WINE! THanks! KDE 3.4 I'm using OpenOffice 1.1.5

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Old 01-23-2006, 06:51 PM   #2
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well in openoffice 2.x you goto tools\word count
not sure about the older versions
 
Old 01-23-2006, 07:11 PM   #3
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Goto File - Properties. The word count is under the Statistics tab.

This is one problem with (particularly the older versions of) openoffice. The user interface is not very intuitive for newbies. Once you know where things are, then it is easy to use.

--Ian
 
Old 01-24-2006, 07:23 AM   #4
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If it is a text-file (.txt or something) you can do it in a commandline with:
wc -w <text-file>
 
Old 01-24-2006, 08:31 AM   #5
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Thanks everyone.
muha, i used that method! I need to get a newer version of open office! Is it free to download and install?
 
Old 01-24-2006, 08:36 AM   #6
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Quote:
Originally Posted by mr_coffee
Thanks everyone.
muha, i used that method! I need to get a newer version of open office! Is it free to download and install?
http://www.openoffice.org/

Yep it is, i would imagine it's available through urpmi (if you are updating your packages with this it should have done it already...)
 
Old 01-24-2006, 08:36 AM   #7
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OOo2 is a free download, yep... Just Big

openoffice.org
 
Old 01-24-2006, 08:50 AM   #8
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ahhh, i like it such a simple solution works
Good-luck with writing!
 
Old 02-17-2009, 12:33 AM   #9
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Smile Not just for linux

Hi all, just bought a new imac and installed Office 2008 for mac in os leopard. I couldnt find word count either until i read this forum and then i too "discovered it" in properties!
Cheers guys
 
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