July 7, 2001

Extract words with the RegExp object

The following routine extracts all the words from a source string and returns a collection. Optionally, the result contains only unique words.This code is remarkably simpler than an equivalent “pure”

Count number of words with the RegExp object

A Visual Basic function that counts the number of words in a sentence or text file can become quickly very complex, and usually doesn’t execute fast enough for most purposes.