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Ken_oy
Fluorite | Level 6
how to count ", " in a string?

for example:
any function can return a number "2" when counting in the following string?

" one, two , three"= two commas.

Thanks a lot!
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Peter_C
Rhodochrosite | Level 12
have you tried the count() function?
Ksharp
Super User
try function : countc ();

[pre]
data _null_;
freq=countc(' one, two , three ' , ',');
put 'The count number of '','' is ' freq;
run;
[/pre]

Ksharp
Ken_oy
Fluorite | Level 6
Thanks, it works!

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