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How do I count the number of words in a given text string in vb.net language ????????
Posted 7-Dec-12 11:49am
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Solution 2

You may try:

Function WordCount(text As String)
 
  Dim pattern As String = "\b(\w+)\b"
  Dim r As Regex = New Regex(pattern)
 
  Return r.Matches(text).Count
 
End Function
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Sergey Alexandrovich Kryukov at 7-Dec-12 18:39pm
   
At least no need to define what a "word" is; a 5.
--SA
CPallini at 7-Dec-12 18:41pm
   
Thank you, sir.

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