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Line Count Software

Posted By: Max on 2005-08-06
In Reply to: Line Count Software - domo754

PractiCount from www.practiline.com can do the job too.

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Line Count Software

www.wordtraverse.com has a very good line counting software that we use, WordTraverse.  You can specify gross line, ignoring blank lines, etc.  Pretty good price too...we've used them for 2 years now and we really like the support.


Line count software?
Can anyone suggest a good line count software that is either free or inexpensive?  I'm starting as an IC in about three weeks and need to have everything up and ready to go within two weeks, as I'll be on vacation for a week before I start.  I need it to be inexpensive because I already have to update my spellchecker, buy a flash drive, and get a business license and things are tight financially right now.   Thanks for any advice!
line count software

For my gross line count, I just use Microsoft word line count.  For my cpl I use Syncount.  Don't know how the others work but this one allows me to count two characters for a capitalized letter, underline, bold, etc.  Also since I do not like changes, was initiated with this one and just kept it for those I use cpl.  90% of my accounts are gross line but just at a lower rate so it all equals out. 


line count software

I would like some suggestions as to what program or software is the best for line counting on a document? I need something reasonably priced that would count a 65-character line with spaces, etc.  Any help is appreciated.

Than my line count software but be ...
doing it by the gross line. I am using Textally from the same people who do ExpressScribe. When I put my document in it reads 783 lines but when I read the character count and divide by 65 I get 722 lines! My second part of the question was: is 9 cents a line a lot to ask if you've got tons of experience and they're happy with your work?
free line count software
I need a free download for line count software that is accurate, anybody know one.  Thanks.  wordgenie
Line count software/program

I am in need of a new line count program.  Mine is on a floppy disk (yes, it's that old) and I no longer have access to a floppy drive.

What is a good/reliable program to use?

Software suggestions for line counting. MP Count is not helpful
I am doing an IC job and was going to use MP Count because it also prepares an invoice. The problem is.. I dont think the line counts are correct. I swear I only did like 6-10 clinic notes and it had my line count at 1100. Am I doing something wrong or is there a better program out there. I hate to spend a lot of money as this is only a temporary fill-in job for this week but I want to be fair. I put in 65 characters and I charge .10 a line.. I just cant see charging over $100 for just that many notes. Any suggestions?
Spellex medical spellchecker and line count software

Does anyone use this program.  Is it any good. I have abacus right now that I have had for about 8 or 9 years and I really like it but I just upgraded to Word 2007 and I don't like the way it does the new count. It is a stand alone now instead of working inside Word and it does not seem to be as accurate and function as well.  Also I have Dorlands electronic medical spellchecker and I really like it because it will correct things automatically that I misspell and stuff and it words directly in Word but it is not compatible with Word 2007.  Does anyone have any advice on this or any software that is good and works with Word 2007? 


You need to watch your line count. I was working for them and got reports that had line count of 0
You need to watch your line count. I was working for them and got reports that had line count of 0 in them. They did not pay for templates, they would deduct the template even if it was not used and deleted. I notified them and said they could not change it.

So I asked to be put on another account and they refused. I quit.

I was also promised they would have an incentive plan going into place if you type a certain # of lines. Two years went by and nothing.

I was really disappointed in OSI.

They also offered to pay half on joint AAMT, which they failed to do.

I am glad I am no longer there.
Take the character count divded by 65 and that will give you your line count.
New England, 16.50/hr, 8 cents a line after minimum line count..
full benefits available with general contribution by the hospital before you start paying for them, retirement, 403b, all benefits, and working at home as an employee, BUT, you have to live local to the hospital.
looking for line counting software
  What do you use for line counting software? I am currently using Total Assistant Pro. It was counting accurately when I first purchased it. I even downloaded the free trial version to make sure it counted accurately before purchasing. (I charge by the straight line no matter how many characters are on it!). I'm not getting anywhere with support.
Line cound software


I have the software, Kindly email me so that I can send the software to you.


I have done the software myself.




LIne counting software

Also look in your word software, because I know that word 2000 will count your lines.

Line Counter Software...

Hey there ....

Does anyone have a lead on any line counting software for under $30-$40?  I have TexTally, but it does not calculate the same way my Word 2002 calculates. 

  Thanx for your time.

Line counting software


Great program

Line counting software?
Are there any free line counting software products out there that are any good?  If not what is the best one one that isn't all that expensive?  TIA, Wanda
Line Counting Software

I would like info on line counting software so I can see if they are calculated correctly.  

Is there line counting software that sm

will allow you to chose gross lines BUT also let you say that no line can be longer than a set amount of characters?  So in other words if my clients lines are set so long and small  that 95 char are on each line but my contract reads a line shall be no more than 65 characters, the software can pick up both gross lines over 5 characters and gross lines no longer than 65 characters??? 

Am I being clear?  Anyone know of invoicing/counting software that can do that?

Thank you.



line counting software
I am looking for software to count gross lines. I only have one doctor I need it for, so I don't want to spend a lot. Does anyone know of a good product for this?

thank you!
Line Count...
Does anyone know if the Word 2000 line counter is generally the same as what most MT companies go by? I'm trying to see how I do being paid by lines as opposed to report.
Line count. No way, no how, ever. nm
Line Count
I have worked for SS for a few years and I DO NOT like the fact you cannot check individual line counts. I do not like having to trust someone to be in charge of my line count and I have no way of verifying it is correct. The line counts bounce all of the place. Try it yourself. I have a line count program and one day it is a couple of lines off and others over 10%. Not good and I can't believe they get away with this.
changes in DQS line count..sm
Apparently, now the ASR count is included in the "transcription" count. As of yesterday, I had to
look under "correction" to see ASR count and as of today, there is no "correction" listed. Hmmm.
line count
When they first started ASR it was under transcription, then they separated it, now put it back. Actually QC is a level higher than QA, at least that is how it has been explained to me, if QA can't fix it then it goes to QC
mq line count
Yes, I was surprised to see that suddenly happen on Sunday, I believe it was.  Seems like explanations should be given to us before or at least shortly after making such a change.  Maybe their lawyers suggested they do it this way?  I have not yet had a pay cut for ASR.
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Line Count
I have a Line count software, if you want please do email me, I shall help you out!
DQS and line count
I have been frustrated with line count on DQS since I started on program well over a year ago, but have adjusted to it. It might not have been as disappointing/frustrating if they hadn't made such a big deal about how many MORE lines we would be able to do on this program....... even had "employee statements" to back it up. I have since decided they were just actors, like you see in those drug commercials, you know, "I am a doctor/nurse/medicine man", etc. ......... It DOES get better ........
MQ line count
YES - I work for a hospital that uses the DQS software from MQ. Our pay went down 40%. Nobody knew what was going on, until we discovered that they cheat their transcriptionists! QUIT THEM... I want to see them go totally under. They are horrible, horrible people!
Line count
Can anyone tell me what is good for a newbie to get for line count?  I have a company that is going to pay 8-10 cents a line. Is that good?  Please help!!!
line count
No its not a IC position, its a employee position, I have benefits and so on.
line count
It depends on how the company is counting the lines. Transcription companies are getting better as to what they can count and what they don't. Spaces after lines have entered can easily be taken away. As technology moves forward, so does the ability to be more accurate with counting.
line count, etc.
It has been my experience that companies get defensive and leery of hiring you if you ask much beyond the very basics.  They have sort of a do you want the job or don't you attitude.  I hate it too that we don't even get to find out what their software is like before we accept the job.  I usually can tell IMMEDIATELY if I want to work for them after being on their software for 5 minutes.  Waste of their time and mine if I don't. 
Line count
I count gross lines using the Microsoft Word.  It will count the blanks between lines but I count those also.   Have used Syncount and liked it, a little different to get used to and you have to save your documents differently but it did fine.  You can define it to count several ways.   Guess there is a lot out there and you should get several answers. 
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getting my line count up
I would love to get your book. What is the charge? My email address is above.

Paula McCann
getting my line count up
I would love to get your book. What is the charge? My email address is above.

Paula McCann
LIne count
Okay, lets cut to the chase.  The way our lines are counted has been RADICALLY changed.  I've done this for 15 years and you get a feel for how many lines you are producing in a set amount of time or in the number of reports you generate.  Everyone is denying it but the line count is NOT the same.  But I'm sure the clients are still being charged the same.  They also cut out our pay for headers and footers.  So what to do?  There is nothing we CAN do.  These large companies are all about end results.  If they have to hire armies of TYPISTS what do they care?  They only have about a zillion QA people who can clean up the reports and make them look good.  Lets pay the typists peanuts instead of paying our TRANSCRIPTIONISTS decent pay.
line count
I know I have seen this posted before, just cannot find it, is there a good line counter out there that is freeware? I have MPcount, but it does not count headers unless you upgrade from the freeware version. Thank you
Line count
Charge them for all the lines. If they have doubled their provider staff, they have to expect to pay more to have all the names on the template. That's only fair. If they had lost half of them, you would have cut the price, right?
line count
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line count
Its been a while but from RAD menu, Transcription Statistics will do time frame by typist and Stats/comparitive will do line count, report or report type. That is if you have those menu options. Think that counts header too though.
line count
while you are in your document you wish counted, go up to *tools* on your toolbar. a drop down list will appear and *word count* should be there. click on that, and it will give you a character count. divide that by 65.
Line count
I have a question, I usually produce 1000-1300 lines working 6-6.5 hours a day.  Would you say this is about average? 
sad line count -sm
I am struggling to get a decent line count with the service I am with.  I just chalked it up to being slow and probably spending more time surfing the web than I realized.  Then recently I started with another service and my line count is great.  What's up with that?  I feel a bit foolish now for sticking it out so long with the first MT service.  I don't think its anything malicious on their part but it does make me wonder.  How do you know if you'll be able to get a decent line count with a company before you sign on with them?  Thanks.
line count

is there a way to include the headers/footers on reports in the line count program free download here in MT? 

line count
I have been making 11 cents a line for the past several years. I was very blessed to find it though. In my opinion, the smaller MTSO's pay so much better than nationals. Good luck to you!
better line count

I am only a year into MT and have been wondering something for a while.  Do most MT's relisten to the dictation to edit it once they are very familiar with the dictators?  I have been tracking my errors when editing and have almost none and I thought how much that would improve my line count if I did not have to relisten to every one.  I'm thinking about cutting that back to just the difficult dictators.  The QA people are happy with my work.  Any suggestions are appreciated. Thanks. 

Need help with line count and pay....sm

I don't know how to figure this out so...which is better- .085 per line at 55 characters without spaces or .08 per line at 65 characters with spaces?