Subject: RE: [xsl] Counting occurences of a character in a string|
From: "Houghton,Andrew" <houghtoa@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 1 Apr 2008 18:11:06 -0400
> From: Christian Roth [mailto:roth@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx] > Sent: 01 April, 2008 18:02 > To: XSL List > Subject: [xsl] Counting occurences of a character in a string > > Hello, > > in XSLT 2, is there an easier or more efficient way to count > the occurrences of a certain character (here: 'X') in a string $s than > > string-length( string-join( tokenize( $s, "[^X]+" ), "" ) ) > How about string-length( replace( $s, '[^X]', '' ) ) which doesn't go through all that splitting and joining. Still I think someone can improve on my solution too. Andy.