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Taskbar (bottom) word count

asked 2018-04-28 19:59:48 +0100

nyih gravatar image

Does anyone know how to fix the taskbar word counter? Mine shows "0 words, 0 character" even with a full page written. The floating window word counter works perfectly but distracts me so I would really like to know how to fix this. I even tested with text selected but it's not it. Please help

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Edit your questions after reading these guidelines with LO version and your OS. Taskbar word counter works here (LO, Fedora Linux, KDE Plasma desktop).

ajlittoz gravatar imageajlittoz ( 2018-04-28 20:15:02 +0100 )edit

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answered 2018-04-29 00:08:31 +0100

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updated 2018-04-29 00:13:52 +0100

I assume you are using LO
There have been a number of bugs reported regarding the status bar not updating or being incorrect.
This one is probably closest to your issue.
Bug 117197 - Libre Office Writer does not update characters, words, pages in status bar in version 6 until file is closed and reopened

Try closing the document and reopening.
If that works, you have the same issue.

Then wait for an update/fix.

Please check the checkmark at left if this solves your issue.

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