Get RichEdit's word count

Use CountInLine function which describe in a private chapter. This function carry out word count for one string only. Calling CountInLine for all lines of document, and you will get total word count of the document.

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  private
    function CounInLine(Str: string): Integer;
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procedure TForm1.Button1Click(Sender: TObject);
var
  CountWord, i: Integer;
begin
  CountWord:=0;
  with RichEdit1 do
  begin
    for i:=0 to Lines.Count-1 do
      CountWord:=CountWord+CountInLine(Lines.Strings[i]);
  end;
  Label1.Caption:='Word count = '+IntToStr(CountWord);
end;

function TForm1.CountInLine(Str: string): Integer;
var
  Count,Inter: Integer;
  TimeStr,Symbol: string;
begin
  Symbol:='!@#$%^&*()~[]{}":?<>,.|\/*';
  Count:=0;
  while Length(Str)>0 do
  begin
    if Pos(' ',Str)=1 then Delete(Str,1,1)
    else
    begin
      TimeStr:=Copy(Str,1,Pos(' ',Str)-1);
      try
        Inter:=StrToInt(TimeStr);
        Count:=Count-1;
      except
        on EConvertError do Count:=Count;
      end;
      if (Length(TimeStr)=1) and (Pos(TimeStr,Symbol)<>0) then 
        Count:=Count-1;
      if TimeStr='' then Str:=''
      else Delete(Str,1,Pos(' ',Str)-1);
      Count:=Count+1;
    end;
  end;
  CountInLine:=Count;
end;