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Count number of characters without HTML tags on CotEditor
#!/usr/bin/env python
"""Count Characters w/o Tags for CotEditor
Count number of characters without HTML tags on CotEditor
and display it in an alert window.
This is a CotEditor script.
__version__ = '1.1'
__date__ = '2013-04-26'
__author__ = '1024jp <>'
__license__ = 'Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License'
import re
import sys
from subprocess import Popen, PIPE
# main --------------------------------------------------------------
def run_osascript(script):
"""Run osascript."""
p = Popen(['osascript', '-'], stdin=PIPE, stdout=PIPE)
stdout, stderr = p.communicate(script)
return stdout.rstrip()
def display(text, title=None, app='CotEditor'):
"""Display dialog."""
text = text.replace('"', '\\"')
script = 'tell application "{}" to display dialog "{}"'.format(app, text)
script += ' with icon note buttons {{"OK"}} default button 1'
if title:
script += ' with title "' + title + '"'
def count_chars(text):
"""Return number of charactors without tags."""
text = re.sub('[\n\t]', '', text)
text = re.sub(' +', ' ', text)
text = re.sub('<(head|script|style)[ >].+</\\1>', '', text)
text = re.sub('<[^>]+>', '', text)
return len(unicode(text, 'utf-8'))
if __name__ == "__main__":
text =
length = count_chars(text)
display(str(length) + ' characters', 'Number of Characters without Tags')
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