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Character counter

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Submitted on: 1/8/2015 9:05:00 PM
By: Chris Wilson (from psc cd)  
Level: Advanced
User Rating: By 4 Users
Compatibility: VB 6.0
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     A FAST and EASY way to count the number of occurrences of one string within another! Please vote for this tip if you find it useful.
 
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'**************************************
' Name: Character counter
' Description:A FAST and EASY way to count the number of occurrences of one string within another! Please vote for this tip if you find it useful.
' By: Chris Wilson (from psc cd)
'**************************************

Private Sub Test()
Const mystr = "This is a test of the split function"
' returns 6
Debug.Print Occurs(mystr, "t")
End Sub
Public Function Occurs(ByVal strtochk As String, ByVal searchstr As String) As Long
' remember SPLIT returns a zero-based array
Occurs = UBound(Split(strtochk, searchstr)) + 1
End Function


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