has_sensible_word_lengths

The has_sensible_word_lengths function checks the average length of words in a document.

Syntax

has_sensible_word_lengths( doc
   [, minimumThreshold
   [, maximumThreshold
   [, checkedSegmentLength]]] )

Arguments

Argument Description
doc (LuaDocument) The document that you want to check.
minimumThreshold (float) The minimum average word length for the function to return true. The default is 3 characters.
maximumThreshold (float) The maximum average word length for the function to return true. The default is 9 characters.
checkedSegmentLength (integer) The number of characters in the document content that you want to check. By default, the function checks the average word length of the first 1000 characters.

Returns

Boolean. Returns the result of the check.

Example

function handler(document)
   local is_sensible = has_sensible_word_lengths(
      document, 4.0, 7.0)

   if(!is_sensible)
      write_idx(document, "bad_word_length_documents.idx")
   return is_sensible
end

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