Making a Concordance

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When you press the Concord button in the main Controller, a new Concord Tool opens up and will be visible in the Windows Taskbar.




Now in Concord itself, choose File | New.        



If no text files have been chosen, you are asked to choose some. Press the Choose Texts Now button.        




Once the texts have been chosen, enter a suitable Search Word:




Here I have chosen wherefore as my search-word. Then press OK.        




The concordance lists all the examples of "wherefore" which had a word-separator such as punctuation, space etc. before and after it.        

Since we have now done our concordance, WordSmith now knows how many words there are in each text file: romeo and juliet.txt has 24,275 altogether.        





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