The CountOf Command

This function returns the number of times one string occurs in another.  For example:

«CountOf('.', IPAddress)»

will count the number of times the character ‘.’ (full-stop or period) occurs in the data element IPAddress (and put the result into the merged document).

A more typical use of the function would be as part of a conditional statement, for example:

«If(CountOf('.',Name) < 1)»The name contains no initials.«End()»

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