[MlMt] Word count ?

Randall Gellens mailmate at randy.pensive.org
Mon Nov 22 19:41:45 EST 2021

On 22 Nov 2021, at 4:47, Nick Rich via mailmate wrote:

> Is there a way to have Mailmate display a word count of what’s in  
> the compose window? A live count would be brilliant (eg, live enough 
> to increment each time I type a word) but even a ‘select and right 
> click to get a word count’ function would be useful.
> ( Detail: I suppose I’d want it to count Markdown preview words 
> rather than markdown source words, but I don’t suppose there is 
> enough difference between the two to worry that much.  wc compatible 
> counting would be fine. )
> Apologies if I’m missing the obvious! My googling didn’t turn up 
> anything.
> I’m using Mailmate Version 1.14 (5843) on macOS Monterey (12.01)
> Thanks for any thoughts!
> Nick

When I'm composing something where I care about the word count, I 
typically compose in BBEdit, which has a live character/word/line count, 
then when I'm done I copy and paste into the MailMate compose window.


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