Monthly Archives: June 2006

Word Count for Latex Documents.

I’ve had the misfortune to have to write essay for a post graduate certificate, leaving aside the neccesity for this they have this bizarre way of determining assessment length by specfiying the number of words you can write…

A good way of finding this out for a latex document is to do this:-
dvips -o - pgcert_assignment.dvi | ps2ascii | wc -w