String Intrinsic Functions - OccurrencesOf Method

Find the number times the variable occurs in the string

Member of String Intrinsic Functions (PRIM_LIBI.ICommonStringIntrinsics)


NameTypeData TypeDescription
Result*Result (Optional)IntegerNumber of occurrences
String*InputStringString to search for
StartPosition*Input (Optional)IntegerPosition at which to start searching


OccurencesOf returns the number of times the string supplied in the String parameter can be found in a string, starting from the character specified in the Startposition parameter.
OccurrencesOf is case sensitive.


In this example, if #String contained "ABCDEABCDEABCDE", the result would be 3
#Occurences := #String.OccurencesOf( "ABC" )

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Febuary 18 V14SP2