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LFS
04-08-2009, 02:08 PM
BibleWorks 7

I'm trying to find all words that occur 5 times or less in the whole Bible.
Can BW 7 automate that job for me?

Adelphos
04-08-2009, 02:26 PM
BibleWorks 7

I'm trying to find all words that occur 5 times or less in the whole Bible.
Can BW 7 automate that job for me?

All you have to do is open the WLM (Word List Manager) and then generate a word list for whichever version you want to examine. This will give you all the words in that version plus the frequency of each word.

LFS
04-08-2009, 03:29 PM
I'm just a reader with some easy searches. And it shows... :rolleyes:

Additional questions:
Does BW have other tools to refine the list?
For example only words shorter than 5 letters?
I also would like to weed out things like "hot, hotter, hottest" -> If any of those words occure more than 5 times exclude them from the results.

Adelphos
04-08-2009, 03:59 PM
Additional questions:
Does BW have other tools to refine the list?
For example only words shorter than 5 letters?
I also would like to weed out things like "hot, hotter, hottest" -> If any of those words occure more than 5 times exclude them from the results.

For words shorther than five letters you can type --

.????

This will give you all four letter words. You can do the same with three, two, one.

Regarding your other question, you can do all of that with the WLM. You should play with the WLM and read the help file carefully. I think there is also a video for the WLM in BW7, but just playing with the WLM itself should be revealing somewhat.

To find the help topic for the WLM, just open the WLM and make sure your mouse is over it and then hit the F1 key.