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DTP Tools Ships Text Count 1.1 for InDesign and InCopy CS2

Tools for overset management, space planning and counting text in layout applications (August 05, 2005)

DTP Tools, announces the release of its Text Count 1.1 plugin version for Adobe InDesign and InCopy CS2.

Text Count is a set of useful tools for overset management, space planning and of course counting text in layout applications. It gives user full control over overset text, simplifies assigning space to future content and accelerates accounting connected to text materials.

This plug-in saves time for editors, designers and writers working for publishing houses, magazines, newspapers and translation companies. Any InDesign or InCopy user, who wants to have control over overset, text length, or price for text content, will find Text Count 1.1 a useful and irreplaceable tool with more functions than any similar plug-in.



Key features
Text Count counts and estimates text elements and calculates their price. At the same time it detects overset text in documents and helps users get rid of it easily.

Copy fitting tools
Single click ?Fit text to frame - changes the text attributes within a permitted range to fit text to frame. It calculates the optimal ratio of font size and kerning changes with results better than any manual adjustment.

Overset tools
Overset text is displayed in a separate frame attached to the overset story. Overset preflight - saves time and prevents expensive mistakes. You can use automatic preflight every time you print or export.

Count features
Counts characters including and excluding spaces, words, lines, paragraphs, manuscript lines and manuscript pages. Counts overset characters and words.

When the text in selected range is overset, you will see exact amounts of overset too. Counts in selection, paragraph, text frame, story, page, and the whole document.

Estimate functions
Estimates characters and words needed to fill text chain or frame, using defined style and document language.

Price calculation features
Text Count can calculate price per stroke, word, manuscript line or page. Uses user-defined currency.

Results are shown real time in the application palette or in the form of a report.


Pricing and availability
A 14 day trial version of Text Count is available for download at http://www.dtptools.com/textcount and is delivered in electronic form only. Single license price is $69. Upgrade for current users is free.


About DTP Tools and Goldwein Research Ltd.
DTP Tools is a brand of software for designers and publishers created by the Goldwein Research company. Goldwein Research Ltd. was founded in 1999. Since then it has produced a range of popular plug-ins, XTensions and custom solutions for creative professionals.

DTP Tools homepage is http://www.dtptools.com.

 


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