<?
function count_hebrew($string)
{
$i=0;
while(preg_match("/[-]/",$string))
{
$string=preg_replace("/[-]/","",$string,1);
$i++;
}
return $i;
}

$hebrew_characters="??????? hhjkkk";
$number_of_hebrew_characters=count_hebrew($hebrew_characters);
echo $number_of_hebrew_characters;
?>

Op zondag 17 maart 2002 20:15, schreef Gil Disatnik:
> Hello there,
> I am trying to use substr_count() to count the number of Hebrew characters
> in a string,
> I tried substr_count($test, "/[-]/"), but it returns 0 as if it can't
> match the regex I have inserted there, I hoped it will work the same as
> preg_match() that works great (preg_match("/[-]/", $test)) for example
> works just fine, but I guess substr_count() is a bit different...
>
> Is there a way for me to do that? maybe with another similar function? (If
> not I will have to solve it in an ugly while loop that searches for Hebrew
> characters one by one...)
>
> Thank you.
>
>
>
> Regards
>
> Gil Disatnik
> UNIX system/security administrator.
>
> GibsonLP@EFnet
>
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