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This is used to count the number of sentences in a variable. A sentence being delimited by a dot, question- or exclamation-mark (.?!).

Example 34. count_sentences


'Two Soviet Ships Collide - One Dies.
                 Enraged Cow Injures Farmer with Axe.'



Where template is:



Will output:

Two Soviet Ships Collide - One Dies. Enraged Cow Injures Farmer with Axe.


See also count_characters, count_paragraphs and count_words.

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