PractiCount and Invoice Description
PractiCount and Invoice is a powerful text counting and invoicing software for freelance translators, translation and localization agencies, medical and legal transcriptionists and transcription agencies, writers, project managers and other language professionals who base their quotations and invoices on volume of text processed.
This tool can do a batch text count of multiple Word, PowerPoint, Excel, WordPerfect, HTML and PDF files in directories and subdirectories on drives. Customizable word, line, page, character count options enable setting the line and page parameters according to word or character number. Ability to count text in textboxes, headers, footers, foot- and endnotes, annotations and embedded (inserted), linked objects and files in MS Office documents (Microsoft Word Documents, Microsoft Word Pictures, Microsoft PowerPoint Presentations, Microsoft PowerPoint Slides, Microsoft Excel Worksheets missed in word count functions of MS Word and Corel WordPerfect. Ability to set a price per word, line, page, character, hour in any world currency. Includes a link to an online currency converter. Optional different pricing for different file types. Ability to set user-defined word delimiters for higher count accuracy. Count of text from the clipboard with a hotkey.
Detailed reports can be printed or exported into Excel or Word files or copied-pasted into other applications. Built-in client database allows you to store individual settings for each client and generate invoices with a click. Automatical calculation of taxes, discounts, surcharges for invoicing. Invoices can be exported to rtf which enables further editing in other applications like MS Word, or e-mailed directly to the customer.
MS Word is needed for WordPerfect word count. Adobe Acrobat 5.05 - 6.0 or free Acrobat Reader 5.1 required for word count in PDF. Supports File formats: DOC, RTF, XLS, PPT, PPS, WPD, TXT, CSV, HTM, XML, ASP, PDF. Automatically unzips ZIP files.
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What's New in PractiCount and Invoice 2.4
Count in embedded and linked objects: Microsoft Word Documents, Microsoft Word Pictures, Microsoft PowerPoint Presentations, Microsoft PowerPoint Slides, Microsoft Excel Worksheets that are inserted in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents
XML, SGML, ASP, PHP support
Ability to add PractiCount options in the Windows Explorer context menu
Automatic unzip function
Formatting count option (charging extra for making text bold, underlined etc.)
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PractiCount and Invoice Requirements
MS Office 97, 2000, XP, 2003, Adobe Acrobat 5.05-6.0 or Acrobat Reader 5.1 for count in PDF files