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reference:spamrules_statement_countmatches [2018/11/14 10:45] (current)
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 +======Spam Filter Rules: CountMatches======
 +^Statement ​ |CountMatches |
 +^Version ​ |2.3.13+ |
 +^Purpose ​ |Counts the number of times a specific regular expression matches in a string |
 +**CountMatches** statements require a data parameter a search value and the name of the variable to place the count into, in the format
 +  CountMatches <​data>​ <​search>​ <​variable name>
 +  * The <​data>​ paramater is defined in the documentation for [[spamrules_statement_ifmatch#​data|IfMatch]]
 +  * The number of times the match occurs is returned into a variable with the name format **${''<​variable name>''​}**
 +The following example will scan the body of the incoming message, for the regular expression '/ /' and return the number of matches into the ${numSpaces} variable
 +CountMatches body "/ /" numSpaces
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