C# Code to find the number of "-" in a string

Need C# code to find the number of "-" in a string,

Input:  AS-VF, DE-W3
Expected Result = 2

Just need to count the NBR of dashes in a string.
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käµfm³d 👽Commented:
Code-wise, the simplest might be:

int count = source.Split('-').Length - 1;

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You could also do:

using System.Linq;


int count = source.Where(c => c == '-').Count();

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int count = GetCharCount(source, '-');


int GetCharCount(string source, char targetChar)
    int count = 0;

    for (int i = 0; i < source.Length; i++)
        if (source[i] == targetChar) count++;

    return count;

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