Counting number of particular characters in a cell

LISAR

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Wondering if there is a function that will count the particular character in a cell
Example the cell contains "Martin Chooker" I want to know the number of "o" in the cell which the result would be 2.
 

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eliW

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On 2002-11-12 01:20, LISAR wrote:
Wondering if there is a function that will count the particular character in a cell
Example the cell contains "Martin Chooker" I want to know the number of "o" in the cell which the result would be 2.
Hi Lisar,Many ways to do this, one of them:

=LEN(A1)-LEN(SUBSTITUTE(A1,"o",""))

Eli
 

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