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Count Leading Strings Function
String Searches Class

Public Function CountLeadingStrings( _
      ByVal vLine As Variant _
    , ByVal vFind As Variant _
    , Optional ByVal vCompare As Variant _
    ) As Variant

Count the number of occurrences of one string at the beginning of another.

    CountLeadingStrings("AAA---AA", "A") = 3
See also:
    CountTrailingStrings Function
    CountStrings Function
vLine: The string whose beginning portion is to be searched. Function returns Null if vLine is Null or cannot be fixed up to a String.

vFind: The string whose number of non-overlapping occurrences at the beginning of vLine is to be counted. Function returns Null if vFind is Null or cannot be fixed up to a String.

Function returns 0 (zero) if vFind is an empty string.

vCompare: Specifies the type of comparison used to determine is strings match. vCompare defaults to Binary comparisons if it is missing or Null or cannot be fixed up to a number.

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