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How to find number of columns in xml file?

How to find the number of columns in xml file.

i tried following command.


cat $1 | grep -c "</mdm:attribute>"exit 0

but i am not getting accurate result which is not matching with the manual count.
data format :


<mdm:attribute> value </mdm:attribute>

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The grep counts lines with matches, not matches. Preprocess the file so every > becomes a line feed and grep for "</mdm:attribute$".
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