Is there a way to count words in documents like File Explorer can?

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Is there a way to count words in documents like File Explorer can?

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The problem: I need to count the number of words in DOCX/DOC documents all the time. I have to open each document one by one in Word and do the word count. This is painful if you have to do this every day for multiple documents.

I can solve the problem by using File Explorer and turning on the "word count" column there. But I don't want to use File Explorer instead of TC just because of this reason. It would be great if TC could "borrow" or utilise somehow this File Explorer solution or some other solution.

Any suggestions?

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Re: Is there a way to count words in documents like File Explorer can?

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You can use shelldetails content plugins and field "word count" // this can be localized to your windows language
--> install shell details .
Add a custom view or a custom column.

If you want a summary file, you can use TCBL to create csv or Excel or html ... (32bit only and usage of wdx)
You can Also export files details with columns to file (cm_SaveDetailsToFile) or to clipboard (cm_CopyFileDetailsToClip)...

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Re: Is there a way to count words in documents like File Explorer can?

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Thanks. I tried it. It works only for DOC and not DOCX documents?

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Re: Is there a way to count words in documents like File Explorer can?

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With Shelldetails Version 1.26 the word count for .docx documents can be displayed.

EDIT:
I used (German language...)

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[=shelldetails.Wortanzahl]
The following should be noted:
The plugin "Shell Details" reads the file properties.

An opened Word document shows the correct word count in the status line, e.g. 599 words
but in the file properties under "Details" in the "Word count" field you can see a wrong value(!), e.g. 738 words.


Tested with:
Microsoft® Word 2013 (15.0.5233.1000) MSO (15.0.5233.1000) 32-Bit - Part of Microsoft Office Professional 2013
Windows 10 Pro (x64) Version 1909 (OS build 18363.815) | TC 9.51 x64
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Re: Is there a way to count words in documents like File Explorer can?

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italianoleone wrote:
2020-04-23, 15:45 UTC
Thanks. I tried it. It works only for DOC and not DOCX documents?
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Windows 10 Home x64 May 2020 Update, Version 2004 (OS Build 19041.264)
Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4770 CPU @ 3.40GH, 16GB RAM
TC 9.51 x64 / x86, Everything 1.4.1.983 (x64)

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Re: Is there a way to count words in documents like File Explorer can?

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I have the following entries in
%COMMANDER_PATH%\Shelldetails.ini

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[{F29F85E0-4FF9-1068-AB91-08002B27B3D9}15]
Caption=Wortanzahl
UseDefault=1
State=131810
Wortanzahl (German) <=> word count (English)

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Re: Is there a way to count words in documents like File Explorer can?

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italianoleone wrote:
2020-04-23, 15:45 UTC
... It works only for DOC and not DOCX documents?
Shelldetails Version 1.26
In Total Commander version 9.51 32 bit (2020-03-25) I get no field contents for "Word count", e.g. for .doc and .docx documents.
Total Commander version 9.51 64 bit (2020-03-25) works fine for me.

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Re: Is there a way to count words in documents like File Explorer can?

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TC 9.51 x86 and x64 no word count display for .docx but works for .doc

Windows Explorer is the same, only .doc show word count.
This may depend off what software is installed for .docx handling
in my case its Softmaker Free Office.

Shelldetails 1.26
Shelldetails.ini contains:
[{F29F85E0-4FF9-1068-AB91-08002B27B3D9}15]
Caption=Wortanzahl
UseDefault=1
State=131810
Windows 10 Home x64 May 2020 Update, Version 2004 (OS Build 19041.264)
Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4770 CPU @ 3.40GH, 16GB RAM
TC 9.51 x64 / x86, Everything 1.4.1.983 (x64)


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Re: Is there a way to count words in documents like File Explorer can?

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I get some weird numbers instead of word/page count for DOCX files while DOC files work fine.

BUT in File Explorer BOTH docx and doc files work fine. Here's screen shot of both TC and File Explorer.

I use TC 9.51 64-bit.

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Re: Is there a way to count words in documents like File Explorer can?

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2italianoleone
Just out of interest:
Maybe you could add what values you see in the status line in the opened *.docx documents
and which program do you use for Word documents?

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Re: Is there a way to count words in documents like File Explorer can?

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italianoleone wrote:
2020-04-24, 11:04 UTC
I get some weird numbers instead of word/page count for DOCX files while DOC files work fine.
You will get proper count for docx if you subtract 140724603453440 or 0x7FFD00000000. I don't know why NOT exactly 0x800000000000 (=2^47).
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Re: Is there a way to count words in documents like File Explorer can?

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2italianoleone

For *.docx documents you can use the plugin Office2007wdx_64 0.0.3.1.

Field:

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[=office2007.Words]
This field can be added to the existing custom columns view.

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Re: Is there a way to count words in documents like File Explorer can?

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tuska wrote:
2020-04-24, 11:11 UTC
2italianoleone
Just out of interest:
Maybe you could add what values you see in the status line in the opened *.docx documents
and which program do you use for Word documents?
I see normal word count in the bottom status bar. I use Libreoffice and Openoffice for Windows.

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Re: Is there a way to count words in documents like File Explorer can?

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Usher wrote:
2020-04-24, 13:37 UTC
You will get proper count for docx if you subtract 140724603453440 or 0x7FFD00000000. I don't know why NOT exactly 0x800000000000 (=2^47).
Sorry, I don't understand. Is the plugin not working correctly or is the fault on my side?

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