Count words in text

Takes an input and counts the total words, then displays the information in a dialog or speaks it back with Siri.

Actions Used

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Get Text from Input
Returns text from the previous action’s output. For example, this action can get the name of a photo or song, or the text of a web page.
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Count
Counts the number of items, characters, words, sentences, or lines passed as input. Note (from Apple, for real) This is just like the Count in Sesame Street, but instead of a vampire, it’s a Shortcuts action.
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Show Result
Shows the specified text in Siri or in an alert.

Extra Details

Run Shortcut deep link
shortcuts://run-shortcut?name=Count%20words%20in%20text
Open Shortcut deep link
shortcuts://open-shortcut?name=Count%20words%20in%20text
AppleScript code
tell application “Shortcuts Events” run shortcut “Count words in text” end tell

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