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no of occurence of ","

How do i find the number of occurence of "," or ";"  within a string???
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TLTEO
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objectsCommented:
int count(String s, char ch)
{
  int count = 0;
  int start = 0;
  while (-1!=(start=s.indexOf(ch, start)+1))
  {
     count++;
  }
}
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sobhan_genieCommented:
Hey TLTEO,

    I guess this can be tried.

    StringTokenizer strtok = new StringTokenizer(str,";");
                               //str is your string with ;
    strtok.countTokens(); //This will return the no of tokens;

     you can give more than one delimiter in stringtokenizer constructor in that case probably you cant get an individual count of tokens.


bye,
Sobhan
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objectsCommented:
Tee hee :)
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prasad2000Commented:
using stringtokenizer gives one count more

try this
static int getCount(String s, String s1)
{
 int count = 0;
 int start = 0;
 while (s.indexOf(s1 ,start)!=-1)
 {
     count++;
     s= s.substring(s.indexOf(ch)+s1.length());
 }
 return count;
}
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TLTEOAuthor Commented:
Oh great.  You are absolutely right, there is one count more.  Maybe I just minus 1 fro the result.
But for cleaner look will use this
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objectsCommented:
tee hee again :-)
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