String Intrinsic Functions - OccurrencesIn Method

Find the number times the string occurs in a variable

Member of String Intrinsic Functions (PRIM_LIBI.ICommonStringIntrinsics)

Parameters

Name Type Data Type Description
Result *Result (Optional) Integer Resulting number
String *Input String String to be searched
StartPosition *Input (Optional) Integer Position at which to start searching

Details

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

Example

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

See also

All Component Classes

Technical Reference

LANSA Version 15, April 2020