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How to count # of times a letter appears in VBScript

by antgaudi / March 18, 2009 4:43 PM PDT

What should I use in VBScript to count the # of times a letter appears in a string?
I've tried:

dim txt
txt="This is a beautiful day!"
document.write(Mid(txt,"i"))
document.write(Len(txt))

The code didn't even work...please help. Thanks.

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Well not in VB but Java
by FrankQC / April 5, 2009 10:59 AM PDT

Do some research on like...


string.length();


This might not be useful for you but you'll be using something similar.

.length checks for the characters in the String

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May I ask where this requirement comes from.
by Kees Bakker / April 6, 2009 2:45 AM PDT

Moreover, the requirement isn't very clear.
- Is T and t the same letter?
- Is a space a letter?
- Is an exclamation mark a letter?

Kees

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I think he meant...
by FrankQC / April 6, 2009 3:00 AM PDT

A character.

Anything.

0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

a to z

everything is considered a character in the string

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