is an alias for `count-words-region
' in `
(count-lines-region START END
This function is obsolete since 24.1;
use `count-words-region' instead.
Count the number of words in the region.
If called interactively, print a message reporting the number of
lines, words, and characters in the region (whether or not the
region is active); with prefix ARG
, report for the entire buffer
rather than the region.
If called from Lisp, return the number of words between positions