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Re: Count characters in emacs?

From: Pascal Bourguignon
Subject: Re: Count characters in emacs?
Date: 26 Feb 2003 19:15:56 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.3.50

Big Slim <> writes:
> > If you're not using narrowing, it looks like C-= will do it.
> > 
> > If you are using narrowing, use C-x h to mark the whole buffer, and
> > then M-= to count the number of lines and characters in the region.
> > Note, this will destroy your point position, save it if ya need it.
> Wow! Me likey! Wonder why I couldn't find that in my O'Reilly book?
> I'll have to look again...

Also better than a book:

     M-x apropos RET count RET

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