Get number of occurrences of one string in another

Bob Sneidar bobs at twft.com
Wed Feb 22 21:46:23 CST 2012


only works for single characters. 

function substringCount pString, pChunk
  replace pString with cr & pString & cr in pChunk
  filter pChunk with pString
  return the number of lines of pChunk
end substringCount

Bob


On Feb 22, 2012, at 7:37 PM, Andrew Kluthe wrote:

> function substringCount pChar, pString
>     put 0 into theCount
>     repeat for each char theChar in pString
>          if theChar is pChar then 
>               add 1 to theCount
>          end if
>     end repeat
>     return theCount
> end substringCount
> 
> 
> Would work out nicely if there is not built in function for this.
> 
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