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How to count the number of occurrences of a string in WinForms SyntaxEditor (EditControl)?

Platform: WinForms |
Control: EditControl |
Published Date: April 30, 2011 |
Last Revised Date: December 12, 2019

Count

The number of occurences of a string in Edit Control can be found using the Matches method of the Regex class.

C#

Regex r = new Regex(searchText, RegexOptions.IgnoreCase);
MatchCollection ma = r.Matches(this.editControl1.Text);
return ma.Count;

 

VB

Dim r As Regex = New Regex(pattern, RegexOptions.IgnoreCase)
Dim ma As MatchCollection = r.Matches(Me.editControl1.Text)
return ma.Count

 

Reference link: https://help.syncfusion.com/windowsforms/syntax-editor/syntax-highlighting#regex

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