Instance Method

countWords(in:language:)

Returns the number of words in the specified string.

Declaration

func countWords(in stringToCount: String, language: String?) -> Int

Parameters

stringToCount

The string to count the words in.

language

The language of the string.

Return Value

The number of words in the string or -1 if word counting is unavailable or has not occurred for some reason.

Discussion

If language is nil, the current selection in the Spelling panel’s pop-up menu is used.