Count the number of times a char appears in a cell

redstar11

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I would like to count the number of times a certain character appears in a cell. i.e 'WHBBBBWW' has the value B 4 times. Is there a formula to calculate this, along the lines of COUNTIF(A1, "B"), but for a single char within a single cell?
 

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