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HELLO, WORLD!
To use this calculator, you must first make a copy. On the Google Docs menu bar (NOT your browser's menu bar), select File > Make a copy...
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MANUSCRIPTHOW TO USE THIS CALCULATOR
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Not body textFields having a gray background and italicized type are calculated from other fields on the form. Know those figures already? Type a number in the adjacent yellow box to bypass the calculation step.

If the "Estimated page count" override field has a value >0, the form will tell you how many characters per page and per line you need to hit to fit this MS. A value in this field overrides any custom characters-per-page or characters-per-line values you may have entered.
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Total front matter pages, including blanks
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Total back matter pages, including blanks
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Number of parts
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Number of chapters
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Number of art pages
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Total non-text pages0
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Body text
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Average characters per line (including spaces and punctuation, sampled from 10 full lines)
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Average lines per page (sampled from 10 typical text pages of different lengths)
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Total pages of body text (minus FM and BM)
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Total characters per page0COLOR KEY
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Total characters per MS (minus FM and BM)0Empty input field
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TYPESET PAGES
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Characters per picaEmpty (or zeroed out) override field; use this to skip calculations or replace default values
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Picas per line
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Number of lines per pageFilled field; if any override fields are used, this data might not actually be used for calculation
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Characters per typeset line0
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Characters per typeset text page0Calculated field; if the adjacent override field is filled, this may show that figure instead of a calculated result
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Chapter opener sink as fraction of page0.25
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A default value, which can be overridden
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Estimated page count0
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This calculator was created by India Amos ( http://ink.indiamos.com/ | @indiamos ) in December 2013 for her own perverse amusement and is made available to the public with no warrantee of accuracy or reliability whatsoever. Use at your own risk! Check the math! Modify it to suit your own needs! Let me know if you find it useful!
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