PractiCount and Invoice Publisher's description
from Practiline Software
Word and line count software for Word, PowerPoint, Excel, WordPerfect, HTML, PDF
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.
What's New in This Release: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.)
rs added to the pricing options
Ability to send invoice by e-mail
Option 'Count 2 or more successive spaces/tabs as 1 character'
Option 'Count hard returns (Enter) as characters'
Ability to choose between the following options for counting headers and footers: once per section, first page only, on each page
Ability to count text that is in clipboard or in a selection with a hotkey
New report editing options add new rows, edit cells, write your own figures, hide a column with a double-click on the column header etc.
Bug with the admin>user registration under Windows 2000 and XP corrected
Ability to invoice by totals
Ability to view the count log (previous count results) by date, by client and combined.
Ability to extract editing time from MS Word and PowerPoint documents
Ability to exclude tabs from character count
Ability to include/exclude in/from count TITLE tags in HTML files
Ability to round the report/invoice total to a specified number of decimal places
File creation date column is added to the report
Minimizing into the system tray
+ about 50 minor corrections and improvements
System Requirements:MS Office 97, 2000, XP, 2003, Adobe Acrobat 5.05-6.0 or Acrobat Reader 5.1 for count in PDF files
Program Release Status: Major Update
Program Install Support: Install and Uninstall