StringCount["string", "sub"]
gives a count of the number of times appears as a substring of .

StringCount["string", patt]
gives the number of substrings in that match the general string expression patt.

StringCount["string", {patt1, patt2, ...}]
counts the number of occurrences of any of the .

StringCount[{s1, s2, ...}, p]
gives the list of results for each of the .

Details and OptionsDetails and Options

  • The string expression patt can contain any of the objects specified in the notes for StringExpression.
  • With the default option setting Overlaps->False, overlapping substrings are not treated as separate. With the setting Overlaps->True, StringCount counts substrings that overlap as separate.
  • With Overlaps->All, multiple substrings that match the same string expression are all counted as separate. With Overlaps->True, only the first such matching substring at a given position is counted as separate.
  • Setting the option IgnoreCase->True makes StringCount treat lowercase and uppercase letters as equivalent.
  • StringCount["string", RegularExpression["regex"]] gives the number of substrings matching the specified regular expression.
New in 5.1
New to Mathematica? Find your learning path »
Have a question? Ask support »