find

Synopsis

float find(string inputString, string matchString, float n)

Returns

Index of nth occurrence of matchString in inputString or -1 if not found.

This function returns the index of the of the nth occurrence of the matchString in the inputString.

Note: Index n is 0-based.

Related

Examples

example.1
	find("CE_Zero CE_One CE_Two", "CE", 0)
	# result = 0

example.2
	find("CE_Zero CE_One CE_Two", "CE", 1)
	# result = 8
	
example.3
	find("cityengine rocks my world; cityengine should rock yours too", "cityengine", 0)
	# result = 0
	
example.4
	find("cityengine rocks my world; cityengine should rock yours too", "cityengine", 1)
	# result = 27
	
example.5
	find("CE_Zero CE_One CE_Two", "asdf", 1)
	# result = -1
	# no match found.

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