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Mac users -does textedit have a word count thingy?

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brimfull Wed 23-Sep-09 11:44:40

and how do i find it?

BadgersPaws Wed 23-Sep-09 12:14:40

I'm not on my Mac right now so I can't confirm this but a quick bit of Googling through up two solutions.

1) http://discussions.apple.com/thread.jspa?threadID=1327216
2) http://www.macupdate.com/info.php/id/16328

The application linked to at 2 is for PPC based Macs. If you've got an Intel based Mac and are running the very latest Snow Leopard operating system then you'll need to install the Rosetta application which, I believe, is not longer installed by default.

So if you've got Snow Leopard and the application doesn't work then try this:
http://www.macobserver.com/tmo/article/snowleopard_installingrosetta/

brimfull Wed 23-Sep-09 13:51:05

Thank you for replying

god I feel an eejit

i am on macbook

tried to follow no.1

failed hopelessy

no2 is beyond me I;m afraid

<<slinks off to count words by hand>>

BadgersPaws Wed 23-Sep-09 14:44:21

Try clicking on the "Download Now" link at http://www.macupdate.com/info.php/id/16328

IIRC the file will be dropped onto your desktop, just try running it and see what happens...

Come back with any questions.

I'll be back on my Mac later so I'll be able to describe exactly what to do should you need it.

brimfull Wed 23-Sep-09 20:05:31

thanks dd sorted it for me
did need to download nano summat

thanks so much !

on the bad side,I found out I need to do another 1000 words on my essay

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