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This function returns the Number of times that the literal 'string' appears in the String. If $MyString contains the word “aardvark”, then:

$MyString.countOccurrencesOf("a") returns 3

$MyString.countOccurrencesOf("aa") returns 1

$MyString.countOccurrencesOf("r") returns 2

A Tinderbox Reference File : Actions & Rules : Operators : Full Operator List : String.countOccurrencesOf("string")