Is there a way to count characters? I’ve written some text that I want to copy and paste into a text box in a “contact us” page but when I try to submit, it says I’m limited to 1000 words. I’d like to be able to split up my text into <1k-character blocks so I can submit them separately, and I’d rather not use trial and error. So I’d like to be able to see how big each block is in notepad++. It seems like there ought to be a setting for this but I don’t see it.
Sel: <number> | <number>in status bar for the number of selected characters and lines resp.
Wow. I didn’t even notice the status bar. Thanks for pointing it out!
Notepad-plus-plus can do better. Check the View menu - Summary.
This is the report about my test file:
Characters (without blanks): 210
Current document length: 228
9 selected characters (9 bytes) in 2 ranqes”
The last line is displayed because I had two selected blocks at the time I wanted the ‘Summary’.