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    Can file upload do word count?

    Asked by Rob  on December 29, 2016 at 07:23 AM


    I'm trying to set up a form for a proof-reading site. Ideally, I'd like to build a form that:

    a) Performs an automatic word count when customers use File Upload

    b) Calculates price of service based on word count


    Is this possible with Jotform?

    Thanks for your time,


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    JotForm Support

    Answered by owen on December 29, 2016 at 08:08 AM

    Hi Rob,

    We do have a widget that displays the count of characters left. However, that is not triggered by a file upload. One should copy and paste the whole text into it. Please see the widget that I refer to:


    I guess this is not functional for you since it does not work word based. It is also not possible to calculate a price by fetching a value from this widget. So, unfortunately, my answer to your second question is negative as well. 

    Please contact us again if you need any further assistance.