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Build a service to count characters, words and paragraphs
Authored by: jgateau on May 01, '12 09:34:01PM

Is there a reason why the (included) bsd util "wc" is insufficient for this task? I guess it doesn't capture paragraphs, but gets words, characters and lines...



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Build a service to count characters, words and paragraphs
Authored by: mmnw on May 02, '12 01:52:29AM

Yes, but it only works on saved text files. This hint works on selected text in any Application supporting OS X Services. This is definitely an advantage over wc.



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