fieldcount

fieldcount(haystack: text, needle: text) 🡒 number, const pure function

Returns the same value as countainscount(..) + 1. This function is introduced to clarify a parsing intent.

haystack = "a-b-c"
separator = "-"
n = fieldcount(haystack, separator)

table T = extend.range(n)
show table "Field Values" a1b3 with
    field(haystack, separator, T.N - 1) // displays a, b, c

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