[Solved+Issue] 'Live' Word Counter?

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Re: [Solved+Issue] 'Live' Word Counter?

Postby Villeroy » Thu Dec 08, 2016 3:12 pm

Then write something that fits your needs.
Please, edit this topic's initial post and add "[Solved]" to the subject line if your problem has been solved.
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Re: [Solved+Issue] 'Live' Word Counter?

Postby winterleaf » Thu Dec 08, 2016 5:17 pm

What do you mean? I thought I'd already described pretty clearly what I was looking for.
I'm not a developer, I can't design what I am looking for myself. I only wanted to know if such an extension existed, but it looks like it doesn't.
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Re: [Solved+Issue] 'Live' Word Counter?

Postby RoryOF » Thu Dec 08, 2016 5:29 pm

Break your file into two at the insertion point; do your writing at the end of file 1 and the statusbar wordcounter will give you the count from start of file 1 to the current insertion point, which is what you want. When finished, place cursor at end of file 1 and /insert /File <file2>

 Edit: You could automatically combine the two files using the Master Document process. 
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Re: [Solved+Issue] 'Live' Word Counter?

Postby winterleaf » Thu Dec 08, 2016 5:33 pm

Oh, I see. OK... but that's not very convenient to a writer who is in the process of re-editing their novel.
I think I'll just use a different word processor in the meantime. Thanks anyway.
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Re: [Solved+Issue] 'Live' Word Counter?

Postby RoryOF » Thu Dec 08, 2016 5:39 pm

I am able to edit/format my works without needing a wordcount from the beginning to the current editing point. Are you needing this to keep track of page breaks? If so, there are better ways to manage these in Writer.
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Re: [Solved+Issue] 'Live' Word Counter?

Postby winterleaf » Thu Dec 08, 2016 6:56 pm

No, that's not it. Never mind the reason. It's just something I need to be able to do and I can't do it in OO so I'll move on for now.
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