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<?php //$string = "-Lorem Ipsum"; // 1 //$string = "--Lorem Ipsum"; // 2 $string = "---Lorem Ipsum"; // 3 //$string = "--Lorem-Ipsum"; // 2 $search="-"; $i=0; while($string[$i]==$search) { $i++; } echo "Found $i instances at the start of the string.";
based on Yg7S5
Output for 4.3.0 - 7.1.0
Found 3 instances at the start of the string.