[TxMt] Word Count

Mark Eli Kalderon eli at markelikalderon.com
Tue May 27 21:24:24 UTC 2008

On May 27, 2008, at 10:11 PM, Jonas Steverud wrote:

> 20 maj 2008 kl. 20.07 skrev Patrick McElhaney:
>> CTRL+SHIFT+N. It's in the "Text" bundle.
> One should make a note though that C-S-N doesn't return the number  
> of characters, but the number of bytes. This is only an issue if you  
> use multi-byte character, which is commonly enough to make the C-S-N  
> command a bit broken IMHO.
> I would be very grateful if anyone could point to a function that  
> does the equivalent of C-S-N but returns the proper number of  
> characters and not bytes (the ideal would be "full" statistics;  
> words, characters and bytes). I made a quick hack but realised that  
> I did not know how to tell Perl what character encoding there where,  
> i.e. that it was UTF-8 or Latin-1.

The command in the text bundles does report the full  
statistics...lines, words, bytes. Perhaps you are using a modified  
word count command that uses the same keybinding.

Best, Mark

More information about the textmate mailing list