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string:count

.count()

Method that returns the number of occurrences of a certain string in the string. This method is the equivalent of the function string_count()

Usage

To check for a certain string:

var mystring = "The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog";
var numberofoccurances = mystring.count("a");

To check case insensitive:

var mystring = "The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog";
var search = "a";
var numberofoccurances = mystring.toLowerCase().count(search.toLowerCase());

Parameters

Parameter Data type Required Description
s1 string true The string to count

Return Values

Value Meaning
number The number of occurrences
string/count.txt · Last modified: 2017/06/03 13:49 (external edit)