TextWords

TextWords["string"]

gives a list of the runs of characters identified as words in string.

TextWords["string",n]

gives the first n words in string.

Details

Examples

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Basic Examples  (3)

Segment a string into a list of words:

TextWords separates words by punctuation as well as whitespace:

Get the first 10 words in a block of text:

TextWords preserves hyphenation:

Titles, currencies and other syntactic units are segmented as separate words:

Get a list of words from a ContentObject:

Applications  (1)

Make a WordCloud of words from a poem:

Properties & Relations  (2)

TextWords is equivalent to TextCases[,"Word"]:

TextStructure splits texts into the same words:

Possible Issues  (1)

Words returned by TextWords are identified structurally, and may not be dictionary words:

Introduced in 2015
 (10.1)
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Updated in 2016
 (11.0)